BASF Catalysts offers exceptional expertise in the development of technologies that protect the air we breathe, produce the fuels that power our world and ensure efficient production of a wide variety of chemicals, plastics and other products including advanced battery materials. BASF’s Catalysts division is the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. The group offers exceptional expertise in the development of technologies that protect the air we breathe, produce the fuels that power our world and ensure efficient production of a wide variety of chemicals, plastics and other products, including advanced battery materials. We believe mobility’s future lies in more than just products. So where others come to a full stop, we’re just getting started—by leveraging the full power of BASF to continually advance our comprehensive package of sustainable solutions that enable us to travel further, as well as above and beyond. A leading supplier of high performance cathode active materials (CAM) for electrified vehicles to battery producers and automotive OEMs around the world. Protecting the air we breathe from harmful emissions through innovation. BASF leverages unsurpassed expertise in the development of emission control technologies for a wide range of market applications. BASF is committed to advancing and promoting environmentally-sound technologies to achieve a sustainable future in aviation. Offering 50 years of experience developing intelligent solutions for air quality over a wide range of applications — enabling clean air for a healthier, more sustainable future. As the global leader in chemical catalysts, BASF develops cutting-edge catalyst chemistry with our customers’ needs in mind. 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. BASF offers the widest portfolio of adsorbent technologies for a broad spectrum of applications in industries such as refining, petrochemical, chemical, and gas processing. Syngas, produced from natural gas or coal, is a key intermediate in the emerging technologies for gas-to-liquids (GTL), methanol-to-olefins, coal-to-liquids and fuel cells. At BASF, our Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst and additive offerings together with our expert technical services build the right solution to create value within any unit’s constraints. Paving the way toward a brighter, more secure future. Manufacturing products for sustainable solutions, reducing emissions from our processes, and using non-fossil fueled energy sources – all of these efforts help lead BASF on a continuing journey of sustainability. BASF Natural Gas experts have a diverse portfolio of products to custom design a solution and help you meet your Natural Gas treatment needs. BASF has been serving the natural gas treatment market for over 60 years. Innovative, step-change technology with dual-purpose performance: removal of heavy hydrocarbons and water to cryogenic specifications in a single unit. 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. As a leader in precious-metal thermocouples for many years, BASF recently applied its technological expertise to optical-based temperature measurement. Developing and producing pharmaceutical ingredients for more than 75 years, enabling us to provide the solutions you need to meet today's and tomorrow's challenges for your pharmaceutical business. 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. Explore this collection of resources to learn more about our innovative research and Catalyst solutions.
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Climate change is a major challenge for our industries. We want to live up to our responsibility to protect the climate by creating chemistry for our customers and society. And by making the best use of available resources. As the global leader in chemical catalysts, we develop innovative catalyst and adsorbent solutions to enable a more sustainable future.

How we can help manage your carbon footprint

We cluster our sustainability solutions in four categories:

  • enabling a lower carbon footprint in operations
  • making the use of renewable feedstocks possible and profitable
  • applying circularity concepts wherever possible
  • reducing harmful emissions

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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Our interactive maps summarize our solutions to decarbonize your process through innovative process technologies and renewable feedstocks. Click through the maps to find out how we support our customers and directly find the right contact in our global team.

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Discover how our catalysts make the utilization of CO2 feedstocks possible.

BASF Green Map

Discover how our catalysts enable the use of renewable raw materials as feedstocks.

Offering of the SYNSPIRETM ARC Family

The global shift towards renewable energy sources requires efficient storage and global transport of energy. One of the most efficient energy vectors is green NH3, a well-known chemical that is easily transportable via established logistic channels.

Full or partial reforming of imported green NH3 will play a key role in the future industrial energy supply by providing a source for green H2 where it is required.

CCC Synspire Arc

SYNSPIRE™ ARC in a nutshell

  • BASF is introducing the SYNSPIRE™ ARC Family of catalyst for the reforming of ammonia.
  • PGM- and base-metal catalysts allow the reforming of ammonia at a wide temperature operating window
  • SYNSPIRE™ ARC Catalysts are readily available on commercial scale
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