Chemical manufacturing giant BASF is building an alkylethanolamine
(AEOA) plant at its US site in Louisiana, as increasing American
demand pushes the company to increase worldwide production
capacities for these important intermediates...
Chemical company BASF has developed a process for the production of
new chiral intermediates for the pharmaceutical industry on a
commercial scale, further raising the product efficiency of drugs
and reducing undesirable effects.
After months of speculation, chemical giants BASF have put in a
$4.9 billion (€4.1 billion) offer for the Engelhard Corporation,
which if successful, would become BASF's largest acquisition to
date, surpassing Dow Chemical as...
BASF has announced that it is to raise prices of its pharmaceutical
excipients in a move that represents the wider market that has seen
big cost increases for raw materials, energy and transportation
that has affected all excipient...
BASF, the world's largest chemical company, and Seppic, an offshoot
of Air Liquide Healthcare, have embarked on a strategic cooperation
to jointly develop and market coating systems for film coating of
tablets in the drug industry.
German chemicals giant BASF reported strong earnings increases
across the board yesterday, helped by pricing increases. The
companies activities in pharmaceuticals, part of its chemicals and
fine chemicals units, also did well, report...
German chemicals group BASF has launched two new pharmaceutical
film-coating products, cementing its position in a market estimated
to be worth about €200 million and growing at 5 to 6 per cent a
Lower sales prices for vitamin C and the feed ingredient lysine ate
into fine chemicals revenue at BASF during the third quarter,
contributing to a 5 per cent decline in sales for this segment,
despite gains in the pharma business.
BASF has threatened to relocate research into 'green genetic
engineering' to other countries if German law continues to restrict
R&D into plant biotechnology, with applications as diverse as
crop biomanufacturing of...
Chemical giant BASF has increased the price of its styrene polymers
Polystyrene (PS), Terluran (ABS) and Luran (SAN) by €250 per metric
ton in Europe as of 1 September, blaming a continuing erosion in
margins caused by further increases...
BASF has officially inaugurated a new production plant for the fine
chemicals intermediate citral at its Ludwigshafen site in Germany.
The world-scale plant, which has an annual capacity of 40,000
metric tons, replaces an existing...
The German chemicals giant BASF has announced a successful second
quarter, though the company's nutrition and agricultural products
division turned in a poor performance with minimal sales growth and
reduced earnings from the...
BASF and Merck KGaA have joined DSM in reporting encouraging
first-quarter 2004 results, raising hopes further that the European
chemicals sector may be about to move into recovery mode, writes