North America is the world’s largest chemical market. The region North America includes approximately 100 production sites and 25 R&D facilities. In Freeport, Texas and Geismar, Louisiana BASF operates two Verbund sites to fulfill customer needs in many different industries. The North American headquarters is in Florham Park, New Jersey.
BASF scientists are part of cooperative networks with 900 universities, institutions and companies around the world, including the BASF Advanced Research Initiative at Harvard University, an innovative model for university-industry collaboration.