We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we support our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.

BASF has been present in Australia for more than 90 years. Today, we operate 12 production sites across the country and employ more than 500 staff. Our locally manufactured products include construction chemicals, dispersions and pigments, performance chemicals, as well as natural beta-carotene, biological seed treatments and crop protection solutions.

The Altonasite is part of BASF’s Dispersions and Pigments business, manufacturing acrylic, styrene acrylic and styrene butadiene polymer dispersions and SGO (Solid Grade Oligomer) resins used in making carpet, coated paper and construction materials like waterproofing.