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BASF Catalysts | Mars Rover
April 07, 2021 Battery Materials

BASF battery materials used in NASA’s Mars Rover

BASF NCA technology produced at the company’s BASF Toda Battery Materials (BTBM) plant in Kitakyushu, Japan, is used in the rechargeable batteries on NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover that touched down on the red planet on February 18, 2021.

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BASF Catalysts | Electric Car
March 29, 2021 Lithium-ion Battery Recycling, Battery Materials, Precious & Base Metals

Chemistry is driving BASF's Battery Materials Growth Story

The “big bang” happened in 2012, when our battery materials business within BASF was established. Since then, we have strived to build a global footprint for production and research and development to serve our customers. Let's do a time travel journey to some of our key developments.

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BASF Catalysts | Battery Materials E-Mobility
March 15, 2021 Battery Materials

Racing Towards the Large European Battery Market Valued at 250 Billion Euro

BASF, one of the world's largest chemical companies and a leading cathode active material supplier to battery producers for electric vehicles around the world, is in the race to gain a solid place in the rapidly growing battery market. A race to develop sustainable batteries with the range, durability and price that consumers demand.

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