With more than 150 years of experience in metal sourcing, trading, and hedging, we’ve built tangible results for our industrial customers. With more than 100 years of experience in recycling materials, BASF’s end-to-end recycling program is known and trusted around the globe. With more than 100 years of experience in recycling materials, BASF’s end-to-end recycling program is known and trusted around the globe. Find the latest news and media information for BASF’s Catalysts division, headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey, USA, the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts.
BASF Catalysts | Logistics Site in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Choose your language

This section is available in the following languages: English

About BASF Catalysts

BASF’s Catalysts division, headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey, USA, is a global division of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, and is the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. The division employs more than 5,000, with over 30 manufacturing sites worldwide. BASF's Catalysts division is the global market leader in catalysis.

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. More than 117,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of around €59 billion in 2019.

We create chemistry for a sustainable future

We want to contribute to a world that provides a viable future with enhanced quality of life for everyone. We do so by creating chemistry for our customers and society and by making the best use of available resources. Sustainability is at the core of what we do, a driver for growth as well as an element of our risk management. For example, we have defined sustainability focus areas within our corporate strategy. These formulate the commitments with which BASF positions itself in the market and how it aims to meet the growing challenges along the value chain.

Responsible Partnering

The cooperation between ecological, economic and social stakeholders is important for sustainability. Thus, BASF participates in various partnerships and networks.

Learn more

Environment

BASF has a solid history of success in the area of environmental protection. We will continue to work to protect people and the environment.

Learn more

Employees and Society

Our employees are fundamental for achieving the goals of our "We Create Chemistry" strategy.

Learn more

BASF Responsible Platinum/Palladium Sourcing Policy

This BASF Platinum/Palladium Sourcing Policy specifies key elements of BASF’s sourcing of Platinum/Palladium materials for BASF catalyst recycling business.

View our policy

What's New

Read all news around the topic of sustainability at BASF; featuring current stories from all regions, news releases, event announcements and further links.

See the topic overview here

Who are we?

We want to contribute to a world that provides a viable future with enhanced quality of life for everyone. We do so by creating chemistry for our customers and society and by making the best use of available resources.

Meeting the Needs of Society

Chemistry is an enabler for new ideas and solutions.

Our Foundation

Our Corporate Strategy is the framework for driving our company’s success.

BASF Catalysts Division at a Glance

The largest catalyst company worldwide. Learn more about our division and structure.

Locations and Sites

BASF Catalysts division has more than 30 manufacturing sites around the world.

A Sustainable Future

Sustainability is at the core of what we do, a driver for growth as well as an element of our risk management.

Our Product Portfolio

With a vast and dynamic portfolio, BASF Catalysts covers many different industries.