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BASF, an acronym for Badische Anilin und Soda Fabrik is a German chemicals company. It was founded in Ludwigshafen am Rhein in 1865.

They develop and manufacture for example:

Lately, BASF have been deeply involved in research concerning nanotechnological techniques for producing fabrics and batteries.

From 1925 and on, especially during the Second World War, BASF became part of IG Farben, a conglomerate of all German chemical industries. When the allies disintegrated IG Farben due to several war crimes, the company reappeared as an separate business.

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