BASF Corporation is the North American affiliate of BASF AG of Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF Corporation employs more than 9,500 people in North America. The company s product portfolio includes chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products, fine chemicals, crude oil and natural gas. The company s chemical products include basic, intermediate, performance and specialty chemicals. Its plastics division produces engineering plastics, polyurethanes and styrenics. The company s coating products consist of a variety of industrial and automotive coatings. BASF s fine chemical products include vitamins, feed supplements, raw materials for cosmetics, ultraviolet stabilizers and raw materials for pharmaceuticals. The company s agricultural products division supplies and markets herbicides, fungicides and insecticides. BASF Corporation is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn.