BASF operates as a chemical company worldwide. The Company conducts its operations through six business segments, including Chemicals, Plastics, Performance Products, Functional Solutions, Agricultural Solutions, and Oil and Gas. Its product lines include amines, diols, polyalcohols, acids and specialties. They serve as starting materials for products such as coatings, plastics, pharmaceuticals, textile fibers, crop protection products, as well as detergents and cleaners.

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TypePublic
HQLudwigshafen am Rhein, DE
Founded1865
Size (employees)116,126 (est)
Websitebasf.com
BASF was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, DE
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Key People/Management at BASF

Martin Brudermuller

Martin Brudermuller

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE and Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Hans-Ulrich Engel

Hans-Ulrich Engel

Vice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE and Chief Financial Officer
Saori Dubourg

Saori Dubourg

Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE
Sanjeev Gandhi

Sanjeev Gandhi

Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE
Michael Heinz

Michael Heinz

Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE
Markus Kamieth

Markus Kamieth

Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE
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BASF Office Locations

BASF has an office in Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Ludwigshafen am Rhein, DE (HQ)
38 Carl-Bosch-Straße
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BASF Financials and Metrics

BASF Revenue

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BASF's revenue was reported to be €64.48 b in FY, 2017
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2017)

64.5b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

20.5b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

31.9%

Net income (FY, 2017)

6.1b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

8.5b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

6.5b

EV

97.5b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017

Revenue

74.3b70.4b64.5b

Revenue growth, %

(5%)

Cost of goods sold

55.8b51.4b43.9b

Gross profit

18.5b19.1b20.5b
EURFY, 2017

Cash

6.5b

Accounts Receivable

11.2b

Inventories

10.3b

Current Assets

31.1b
EURFY, 2017

Net Income

6.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

4.2b

Inventories

(915.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

8.8b
EURY, 2017

EV/EBIT

11.4 x

EV/CFO

11.1 x

Revenue/Employee

564.1k

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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BASF Revenue Breakdown

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BASF revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.0% from Oil & Gas, 8.8% from Agricultural Solutions, 32.2% from Functional Materials & Solutions, 25.2% from Performance Products, 25.3% from Chemicals and 3.5% from Other

BASF revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 7.6% from South America, Africa, Middle East, 19.7% from Asia Pacific, 21.1% from North America, 11.5% from Thereof Germany and 40.1% from Europe

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BASF Online and Social Media Presence

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BASF News and Updates

Liquid Detergent Chemicals 2018 Global Market Key Players – BASF, Clariant International, Novozymes, Air Products And Chemicals, Akzo Nobel, Ashland -Analysis And Forecast To 2025

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Global Mining Chemicals Market Report 2018-2023 Featuring Major Players - Clariant AG, Chevron Phillips Chemicals, Cytec Solvay Group, AECI, and BASF SE

DUBLIN, Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Mining Chemicals Market - Segmented by Function, Application, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2018 - 2023)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global mining chemical market is expected to reach the value ...

Bioplastics for Packaging Global Market 2018-2023: Dow Chemical, Braskem, BASF, Tetra Pak, Corbion, NatureWorks

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Bioplastics for Packaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2018 - 2023” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Performance Coating Global Market 2018-2025: AkzoNobel NV, Axalta Coating Systems, BASF SE, PPG Industries

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Performance Coating Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2018 - 2025” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Waterproofing Admixture Global Market 2018 Top Key Players – BASF, Mapei, Kryton, Sika, Xypex Chemical Corporation, W.R.Grace & Co. Wacker Chemie and Forecast to 2025

Wiseguyreports.Com Added New Market Research Report On -“Global Waterproofing Admixture Market 2018 Top Key Players, Production , Growth and Future Demand Forecast to 2025 ”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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BASF Company Life and Culture

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BASF Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BASF founded?

    BASF was founded in 1865.

  • Who are BASF key executives?

    BASF's key executives are Martin Brudermuller, Hans-Ulrich Engel and Saori Dubourg.

  • How many employees does BASF have?

    BASF has 116,126 employees.

  • What is BASF revenue?

    Latest BASF annual revenue is €64.5 b.

  • What is BASF revenue per employee?

    Latest BASF revenue per employee is €555.2 k.

  • Who are BASF competitors?

    Competitors of BASF include DSM, W.R. Grace and Advanced Energy.

  • Where is BASF headquarters?

    BASF headquarters is located at 38 Carl-Bosch-Straße, Ludwigshafen am Rhein.

  • Where are BASF offices?

    BASF has an office in Ludwigshafen am Rhein.

  • How many offices does BASF have?

    BASF has 1 office.