TRIDITIVE announces serial manufacturing platform

Spanish AM industrial machinery manufacturer company TRIDITIVE is looking to accelerate the adoption of serial additive manufacturing of metal parts through high volume production of components with its AMCELL 3D printing machine and platform processing BASF’s Ultrafuse 316LX filament.

LetterOne & BASF merge oil and gas businesses

LetterOne and BASF have recently signed a Business Combination Agreement to merge their oil and gas businesses and create Wintershall DEA.

Yara and BASF open ammonia plant in Texas

Yara International ASA and BASF today celebrated the opening of a new world-scale ammonia plant in Freeport, Texas, USA. The $600M, state-of-the-art facility uses a cost-efficient and sustainable production process, based on by-product hydrogen instead of natural gas.

New Chemetall laboratory in Querétaro

The Surface Treatment global business unit of BASF’s Coatings division, operating under the Chemetall brand, has opened a new laboratory at its 38,700-square foot manufacturing and office facility in Queretaro; Querétaro, Mexico.

BASF launches Boroflex FCC catalyst

BASF announced the launch of Boroflex™, the latest evolution of its residuum (resid) oil Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalysts for the refining market.

BASF announces succession

Effective at the end of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on May 4, 2018, Dr. Martin Brudermüller, currently vice chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, will become Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE.

BASF, LetterOne to create JV

BASF and LetterOne signed a letter of intent to merge their respective oil and gas businesses in a joint venture, which would operate under the name Wintershall DEA.

BASF opens catalysts plant in China

BASF has opened its chemical catalysts manufacturing plant in Caojing, Shanghai, China. The plant is BASF’s first chemical catalysts manufacturing facility in the Asia Pacific region.

Gazprom, BASF co-operate on Nord Stream II project

Alexander Medvedev, deputy chairperson of the Gazprom Management Committee and Hans-Ulrich Engel, member of the BASF Board of Executive Directors signed a Memorandum of Intent in Berlin stipulating the co-operation within the project for constructing the Nord Stream II gas pipeline.

BASF selects Fluor as Global Engineering Partner

Fluor Corporation announced that Germany-based BASF SE has selected the company as its global engineering partner for future chemical and petrochemical plant projects around the world.
The services agreement was signed at BASF’s chemicals complex and headquarters in Ludwigshafen, Germany, by Peter Oosterveer, Fluor’s COO, Martin Buschbacher, BASF senior vice president of Global Indirect Procurement, Wolfgang Haas, BASF president of Legal, Taxes and Insurance, and Volker Knabe, BASF president of Engineering and Maintenance.