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BASF Catalysts | Schwarzheide Groundbreaking

Nov 13, 2020

Groundbreaking for cathode active materials production plant in Schwarzheide, Germany

BASF has broken ground for its new cathode active materials production plant in Schwarzheide, Germany. In an online event, the company celebrated this milestone together with customers, politicians and partners. The new plant is part of BASF’s multi-step investment plan in the European battery materials market and will use precursors from the company’s previously announced plant in Harjavalta, Finland. Construction has already started in August in Schwarzheide and the plant is scheduled for a 2022 start-up.

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BASF Catalysts | Fourtune Press Release

Oct 29, 2020

BASF wins “Best Catalyst Technology” for Fourtune™ at the 2020 HP Awards

BASF was awarded “Best Catalyst Technology” at the 2020 Hydrocarbon Processing (HP) Awards for its Fourtune™ FCC catalyst. Fourtune is the latest product based on BASF’s Multiple Framework Topology (MFT) technology. It has been optimized to deliver superior butylene over propylene selectivity while maintaining catalyst activity and performance. The technology provides an answer to the increased demand for octane since today’s tighter sulfur regulations often require post treatment on the gasoline stream, which can negatively impact the octane pool.

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Hydrogenation catalyst2

Sep 28, 2020

BASF announces series of new product innovations in its selective hydrogenation catalysts portfolio

A new series of commercially proven alumina catalysts is now available with new performance features that can benefit selective hydrogenation applications such as first stage PYGAS or selective hydrogenation of dienes in C4 olefin streams. This new series of Pd on spherically shaped E15x catalysts replaces the E14x series of Pd alumina catalysts which have been used commercially for over thirty years in selective hydrogenation applications.

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News & Media Relations

Nov 19, 2015

BASF and Argonne settle ITC and Federal District Court litigation with Makita

BASF Corporation (BASF) and UChicago Argonne, LLC (Argonne) – which manages the Argonne National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy – today jointly announced the dismissal of patent infringement litigation against Makita Corporation and its affiliated companies at the International Trade Commission (ITC) and in the U.S. District Court of Delaware.

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Nov 13, 2015

BASF, Honda researchers receive R&D award for joint development of innovative motorcycle emissions catalyst

The Research and Development Council of New Jersey has awarded a team of BASF and Honda inventors with the prestigious 2015 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award for outstanding environmental contributions. The award, honoring the first base metal catalyst created to meet regional motorcycle emissions requirements, was presented at a ceremony held at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, on November 12.

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Oct 14, 2015

BASF’s Catalysts division establishes new global headquarters facility in Iselin, New Jersey

BASF’s Catalysts division has announced the signing of a long-term occupancy lease for a new global headquarters facility at 33 Wood Avenue in Iselin, New Jersey (USA).

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Sep 21, 2015

BASF consolidating chemical catalysts recycling and refining operations to Seneca, South Carolina, production facility

BASF, a global leader in precious metals services, announced that it will consolidate its spent chemical catalysts refining and recycling operations to the company’s Seneca, South Carolina, operating facility by year-end 2015. As a result, BASF will shut down the incineration and refining of used chemical catalysts at its operating site in Rome, Italy, during the fourth quarter of this year.

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Aug 14, 2015

BASF with know-how for sustainable mobility at the IAA Cars 2015

At this year’s IAA Cars, Germany, BASF shows how automotive manufacturers can save weight and reduce emissions as well as improve safety, comfort and fuel efficiency with innovative plastics, catalysts and battery materials. From September 15 to 18, trade show visitors have the possibility to see for themselves in hall 4.1 the variety of functional materials and solutions for the mobility of the present and the future by means of showcase components for chassis, powertrain, interior and exterior.

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Aug 11, 2015

BASF constructing expanded mobile emissions catalysts manufacturing facility in Rayong, Thailand

BASF Chemcat (Thailand) Ltd. is investing to expand its regional production capacity and enhance its local manufacturing capabilities for mobile emissions catalysts in Rayong, Thailand.

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Jun 17, 2015

BASF breaks ground on new, world-scale chemical catalysts manufacturing plant in Caojing, Shanghai

BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, broke ground today on a new, world-scale chemical catalysts production facility at the company’s existing site in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Caojing, Shanghai, China.

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May 03, 2015

BASF grants nickel metal-hydride battery materials license to Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.

BASF announced that it has granted Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI) a license to use BASF’s nickel metal-hydride (NiMH) patents and technology in the manufacture and sale of batteries for stationary power storage applications.

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Apr 30, 2015

BASF to sponsor and present at 106th American Oil Chemists Society Annual Meeting

BASF will sponsor and participate in the 106th American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) Meeting and Expo, May 3 - 6 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida.

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Apr 26, 2015

BASF grants nickel metal-hydride battery materials license to ARTS Energy

BASF and ARTS Energy announced that BASF has granted ARTS Energy, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of battery products, a license to use BASF’s nickel metal-hydride (NiMH) patents and technology in the manufacture and sale of batteries for energy storage applications.

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