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BASF honored for Best in Business Awards in South Carolina

MAULDIN, SOUTH CAROLINA, December 13, 2022 – BASF has been honored with two Best in Business Awards from three South Carolina business magazines.

The Best in Business awards recognizes companies and individuals from around the state that bring success to South Carolina's business community. Winners were announced in the December issues of Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly and Charleston Business Magazine.

BASF was picked as the runner-up in both the Best Manufacturer or Exporter and the Best Advanced Manufacturer categories. In 2021, BASF earned an Advanced Manufacturer honor as well.

BASF has sites in Central (Clemson), Converse (Spartanburg), Mauldin, Seneca and White Stone. The South Carolina sites employ approximately 750 people and invest nearly $85 million in the state through annual payroll, purchases, investments, taxes and charitable contributions.

The BASF sites in South Carolina produce chemicals that are vital to the sustainability of our economy and quality of life. Employees are committed to producing safe, clean and reliable products that are used throughout the world every day.

About the Care Chemicals division at BASF

The BASF division Care Chemicals offers a broad range of ingredients for personal care, home care, industrial & institutional cleaning, and technical applications. We are a leading global supplier for the cosmetics industry as well as the detergent and cleaner industry, and support our customers with innovative and sustainable products, solutions and concepts. The division’s high-performance product portfolio includes surfactants, emulsifiers, polymers, emollients, chelating agents, cosmetic active ingredients and UV filters. We have production and development sites in all regions and are expanding our presence in emerging markets. Further information is available online at

About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,700 employees in North America and had sales of $25.9 billion in 2021. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €78.6 billion in 2021. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at


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