German chemical company, BASF SE, was founded in 1865 and is currently the biggest chemical producer in the world. The BASF Group is located in 80 countries across the world, including throughout Europe, North and South America, Australia, Asia and Africa. The Group has been active in Africa for 90 years and has over 1000 employees on the African continent.

The companies key industries include agriculture, health care, construction, automotive, textiles and plastics sectors.