BASF to speak at Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) Conference and Annual Meeting

Posted on June 04, 2013

FLORHAM PARK, NJ, June 4, 2013 -- BASF e-mobility Industry Manager Mike Scarpati will speak as a member of the “Parts of the Whole: Advances in Electric Drive Components” panel at the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) Conference and Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m.


The 2013 EDTA Conference & Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, DC at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, June 10-12, 2013. Electric drive industry leaders and policy makers will come together to accelerate the electric drive industry into the future.


An advanced technology vehicle is only as good as the parts that go into it. The “Parts of the Whole: Advances in Electric Drive Components” session will cover cutting-edge developments in auto components that are helping electric drive vehicles push the limits of efficiency and performance.


BASF is committed to help drive the future of electromobility through innovative chemical solutions. The company recently launched a new web site, e-mobility.basf.us, to highlight solutions for battery cells, packs and charging stations.


With a product portfolio including plastics for lightweight construction, catalysts, battery materials, gasoline and oil additives, BASF is a key player in helping the automotive industry develop the vehicles of the future, driving higher levels of sustainability and efficiency.


The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) is a U.S. industry association dedicated to the promotion of electric drive as the best means to achieve the highly efficient and clean use of secure energy in the transportation sector.



For more information contact:
Paul Warkentin
BASF Corporation
Tel: (732) 205-5237
E-Mail: paul.warkentin@basf.com


BASF Corporation
100 Park Avenue
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932



About BASF’s automotive solutions


The automotive industry is one of BASF’s key customer industries, accounting for up to 15 percent of the Group’s total sales. As the world’s leading automotive supplier in the chemical industry, BASF is recognized as a reliable and competent partner by carmakers, suppliers, and the after-sales market. With a strong presence in Europe, Africa, North and South America, as well as in Asia, BASF has a global industry network. It supplies and develops functional materials and solutions that contribute to the vehicles of today and of the future. From engineering plastics, polyurethane and specialty foams, coatings and fuel additives to catalysts, battery materials, pigments, synthetic lubricants, coolants, brake fluids and chemicals for leather and textiles, BASF supplies a broad range of products for use in the automotive industry. Sales to the automotive industry in 2012 were €9.5 billion. Further information on BASF's automotive solutions is available on the Internet at www.basf.com/group/chemistry-in-daily-life/mobility.



BASF - The Chemical Company


BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,600 employees in North America, and had sales of $18.5 billion in 2012. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.us.


BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable 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 had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more than 110,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.us.

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