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Welcome to the Catalysts Division of BASF

BASF's Catalysts division, headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey, is the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. The group employs more than 5,000, with over 30 manufacturing sites worldwide.

As a global division of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, 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.

Locations and Contacts

Locations and Contacts

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News and Awards

News and Awards

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Products and Industries:

Mobile Emissions Catalysts

Mobile Emissions Catalysts

As the world’s leading supplier of catalysts, BASF has unsurpassed expertise in the development of emission control technologies for a wide range of market applications that protect the air we breathe.

Process Catalysts

Process Catalysts

BASF is the global leader in process catalysts. We provide fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) refinery catalysts, custom catalysts and chemical catalysts such as hydrogenation catalysts, dehydrogenation catalysts and oxidation catalysts - to name a few.

Battery Materials

Battery Materials

BASF plans to become the world's leading supplier of functional materials for high-performance batteries. Research and development activities combined with acquisitions have delivered a unique technology portfolio for lithium-ion batteries, as well as licensing nickel metal hydride technology.

Stationary Emissions

Stationary Emissions

At BASF, we understand that our customers must not only comply with environmental standards, but also must keep their operations in service, readily and cost effectively. To successfully meet this challenge, BASF offers years of experience developing innovative solutions that deliver proven results.

Precious Metals Services

Precious Metals Services

BASF is a full service provider of precious metals products and services. We leverage our unparalleled market insight and decades of precious metals sourcing, trading and hedging expertise to create a tangible competitive advantage for BASF and our industrial customers.

Adsorbents

Adsorbents

BASF offers the widest portfolio of adsorbent technologies for a broad spectrum of applications in industries such as refining, petrochemical, chemical, and gas processing.

Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants.

Aircraft Cabin/Fuel Inerting

Aircraft Cabin/Fuel Inerting

Since 1980, BASF has been the leading supplier of ozone removal systems for Boeing, Airbus, Gulfstream, Dassault, and many other aircraft. BASF offers technology to reduce both harmful ozone and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in aircraft cabin air.

New Business Development

New Business Development

BASF is committed to expanding its technologies and markets beyond those we currently serve -- creating new business platforms to drive future sustainable growth.

Temperature Sensing

Temperature Sensing

BASF supplies a wide range of industries with exceptionally high quality temperature sensing products and calibration services to provide temperature insights, which can enable higher yields and assist our customers with attaining increased profit.