BASF Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2015 |    No of Pages: 54 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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BASF Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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Scope

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

Highlights

BASF Corporation (BASF) is a chemical manufacturing company. Its product portfolio includes petrochemicals, monomers, intermediates, dispersions and pigments, care chemicals, nutrition and health products, paper chemicals, performance chemicals; catalysts, construction chemicals, coating, performance materials and crop protection products. BASF serves aerospace, mass transit, wind energy, chemical, automotive, agriculture, construction, personal care, health and nutrition, and packaging industries. The company operates in the US, Canada and Mexico. BASF is headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, the US.

BASF Corporation Key Recent Developments

Jul 27, 2015: Yara And BASF Break Ground On New Ammonia Plant In Freeport, Texas
Jul 24, 2015: BASF Increases Sales And Earnings Slightly In The Second Quarter
Jul 07, 2015: Gazprom To Possibly Engage BASF In Nord Stream II
May 06, 2015: BASF Inaugurates New Plant For High Performance Ultramid In China
May 06, 2015: BASF Names Kinetix Solutions As New Distributor For Ammonia & Syngas Gas Treatment Solutions

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- Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research purposes. Key elements such as SWOT analysis and corporate strategy are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
- Identify potential customers and suppliers with this report’s analysis of the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services and business strategy.
- Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies with GlobalData’s detailed SWOT analysis. In this, the company’s core strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats are analyzed, providing you with an up to date objective view of the company.
- Examine potential investment and acquisition targets with this report’s detailed insight into the company’s strategic, business and operational performance.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
BASF Corporation - Key Facts 6
BASF Corporation - Key Employees 7
BASF Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
BASF Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
BASF Corporation - History 11
BASF Corporation - Company Statement 22
BASF Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 23
Head Office 23
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 23
Joint Venture 27
Section 2 – Company Analysis 28
BASF Corporation - Business Description 28
BASF Corporation - Corporate Strategy 30
BASF Corporation - SWOT Analysis 31
SWOT Analysis - Overview 31
BASF Corporation - Strengths 31
Strength - Dominant Market Presence 31
Strength - Synergies with Parent Company 31
Strength - Strong R&D Focus 31
BASF Corporation - Weaknesses 32
Weakness - Dependence on US Market 32
BASF Corporation - Opportunities 33
Opportunity - Global Polyethylene Market 33
Opportunity - Rising Demand for Fertilizers 33
Opportunity - Growth Initiatives 33
BASF Corporation - Threats 34
Threat - Raw Materials Issues 34
Threat - Tough Competitive Market 34
Threat - Stringent Regulations 34
BASF Corporation - Key Competitors 35
Section 3 – Company’s, Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 36
BASF Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
BASF Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37
BASF Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38
BASF Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39
BASF Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 40
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 41
Jul 24, 2015: BASF Increases Sales And Earnings Slightly In The Second Quarter 41
Jul 07, 2015: Gazprom To Possibly Engage BASF In Nord Stream II 43
May 06, 2015: BASF Inaugurates New Plant For High Performance Ultramid In China 44
May 06, 2015: BASF Names Kinetix Solutions As New Distributor For Ammonia & Syngas Gas Treatment Solutions 45
May 01, 2015: Wayne T. Smith Is New Chairman And CEO Of BASF 46
Apr 30, 2015: BASF With Good Quarterly Results In Chemicals And Crop Protection Businesses 47
Apr 17, 2015: BASF To Increase Prices For Polyamide 6 Base Polymers And Caprolactam In Europe 50
Apr 17, 2015: BASF Signs Manufacturing Agreement With Guangdong Yinfan Chemistry On Automotive Refinish Coatings 51
Apr 02, 2015: BASF At The UTECH Europe 2015: Polyurethane Systems, TPU And PU Raw Materials For All Segments 52
Mar 25, 2015: BASF Cooperates With Partners To Introduce Online Control Of Complex Batch Processes 53
Section 5 – Appendix 54
Methodology 54
About GlobalData 54
Contact Us 54
Disclaimer 54

List of Tables

BASF Corporation, Key Facts 6
BASF Corporation, Key Employees 7
BASF Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
BASF Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
BASF Corporation, History 11
BASF Corporation, Other Locations 23
BASF Corporation, Subsidiaries 26
BASF Corporation, Joint Venture 27
BASF Corporation, Key Competitors 35
BASF Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
BASF Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37
BASF Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38
BASF Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39
BASF Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 40

List of Figures

BASF Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
BASF Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 37
BASF Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 38
BASF Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 39


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