BASF, the world's leading chemical company, brought chemistry closer to kids on the occasion of the sixth anniversary of BASF Kids' Lab in Malaysia, by educating them about the significance of chemistry in daily life. The event, held at the Oval at 1Utama Shopping Centre, transports kids into an interactive science laboratory, where they experience four hands-on experiments with 150 BASF employee volunteers to guide and facilitate.
Four fun and safe experiments are conducted at BASF Kids' Lab under the watchful eyes and careful supervision of employee volunteers from BASF, and student volunteers from the University of Malaya. The experiments are designed to spark kids' curiosity about chemistry.
An Illinois court decided yesterday that chemical company BASF is entitled to a new trial on claims that its butter flavoring product caused a plant worker's "popcorn lung," a ruling that wipes out a $30.4 million jury verdict.
The Illinois Appellate Court in Solis v. BASF decided that plaintiff Gerardo Solis should not have been granted a directed verdict on BASF's defense that the plant worker's product liability claims were time-barred.
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF plans to strengthen its position as the world's leading chemical company. In its further developed strategy "We create chemistry," the company outlines how it wants to achieve this. The Chairman of BASF's Board of Executive Directors Dr. Kurt Bock, Vice Chairman Dr. Martin Brudermuller and CFO Dr. Hans-Ulrich Engel presented the details at a press conference today in Ludwigshafen.
Bock pointed out that the company had achieved its leading position thanks to its successful strategy in the past years: "We will build on this and make a significant contribution to meeting the needs of a growing world population." BASF sees population growth as a crucial trend that brings on the one hand enormous global challenges, but on the other ha...
WYANDOTTE, Mich., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring its commitment to support The Ford Motor Company's North America greener vehicle goal, BASF is supplying a PA6 resin for select air intake manifold (AIM) programs that includes the addition of post consumer recycled resin to the traditionally prime base polyamide. This customized grade exclusive to North America will be adopted on three of Ford's current production engines.
BASF is one of the chemical industry's top automotive suppliers and works in close partnership with customers to meet their needs and goals," said Marianne Morgan, Powertrain Sector Leader, Engineering Plastics Business, BASF Corporation.
United Healthcare's Patricia Bowen; BASF's Melanie Brown; Mayer Brown's Greg Conroy and IBM's Sally Lake Named Volunteers of the Year; Outstanding Project Award: Bethsaida Inc.'s Homeless Women's Project
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NEWARK, N.J. -- Chemical company Engelhard Corp. abandoned months of resistance Tuesday and agreed to a $5 billion takeover from German rival BASF AG.
Engelhard's management decided to back BASF's twice-sweetened offer of $39 a share for the Iselin-based company and will recommend that its shareholders accept it, the companies said.