Current Press Releases
Mar. 20, 2013
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 20, 2013 -- BASF today announced it has asked the United States District Court of Northern Georgia to find Makhteshim Agan, its subsidiary Control Solutions, Inc. (CSI), and Do It Yourself Pest Control, Inc., are violating BASF patent rights in the manufacture and sale of fipronil-based termiticides/insecticides. Specifically, products produced by MANA and CSI, and distributed by Do It Yourself Pest Control, violate the manufacturing patent known as the ‘945 patent.
Jan. 10, 2013
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, January 10, 2013 -- BASF announced it will take its distinct businesses within the U.S. non-crop markets and merge them into one. The primary businesses known as Pest Control Solutions and Professional Turf & Ornamentals (T&O), and secondary businesses including Professional Vegetation Management and Market Business Development, will now collectively be known to the marketplace as the BASF Specialty Products Department (SPD). Each respective market will continue to be served, but BASF will do so as one business unit led by Jan Buberl, Director of Specialty Products.
Nov. 28, 2012
Ludwigshafen, Germany – November 28, 2012 – BASF has completed the acquisition of Becker Underwood from Norwest Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity investment company, for a purchase price of US$1.02 billion (€785 million). With the acquisition, BASF is now a leading global provider of technologies for biological seed treatment as well as seed treatment colorants and polymers. BASF has also expanded its product portfolio in the areas of biological crop protection, turf and horticulture, animal nutrition and landscape colorants and coatings.
Oct. 18, 2012
ST. LOUIS, MO, October 18, 2012 -- BASF announced today a new addition to its industry-leading termite product portfolio with Termidor® Foam termiticide/insecticide, a ready-to-use foam in a convenient, pressurized can giving pest management professionals the same control they’ve come to rely on from all Termidor® products.
Oct. 17, 2012
ST. LOUIS, MO, October 17, 2012 -- BASF today announced the introduction of Alpine® WSG Water Soluble Granule Insecticide, which offers pest management professionals (PMPs) an efficacious product option with a flexible label that allows for both inside and outside use and a wide range of rates.
Sep. 20, 2012
Ludwigshafen, Germany – September 20, 2012 – BASF plans to acquire Becker Underwood for a price of $1.02 billion (€785 million).
Aug. 20, 2012
ST. LOUIS, MO, August 20, 2012 -- BASF announced the kickoff of its Termidor® High Efficiency Sweepstakes* where one grand prize winner will receive a new Ford F-150 with EcoBoost® engine. Runner-up prizes for the sweepstakes include a 50-gallon Spray Rig and a $1,000 gift card.
Jun. 04, 2012
BASF announced that Richard Warriner has joined its Pest Control Solutions business as Eastern Regional Sales Manager effective June 18, 2012. In his role, Warriner, who will be based in Raleigh, North Carolina, will manage the Eastern region sales team, help spearhead business strategy and oversee sales activities for the Eastern region.