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BASF in South Africa & Sub-Sahara
BASF has been doing business in South Africa over 45 years. Headquartered in Midrand, Johannesburg, the BASF Group in South Africa consists of eight companies with locations in Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, and Cape Town, including a world-class automotive emission catalysts production site in Port Elizabeth. A regional sales hub for Eastern Africa, BASF East Africa Ltd., was established in Kenya in mid-2011.
In July 2012 BASF West Africa Ltd, a new regional office, was opened in Lagos, Nigeria, in order to serve the West African market. BASF also recently invested in a dispersions production plant in Durban, which is producing acrylic dispersions since third quarter of 2012.
The local group’s portfolio includes chemicals, plastics, coatings, dispersions, agricultural products, and nutrition. BASF products are used for industrial applications in various sectors e.g. paper, packaging, and leather, detergents, cosmetics, construction, mining, agriculture, and automotive industries. The local groups’ employee complement is around 1000 people.
Areas of Expertise
paper, packaging, and leather, detergents, cosmetics, construction, mining, agriculture, and automotive industries