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.
Archived Press Releases
May. 01, 2012
BASF today announced it has asked the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina to find Makhteshim Agan, a subsidiary of the Chinese national chemical company ChemChina, in contempt for violating a court order restricting Makhteshim from manufacturing fipronil-based termiticides using any process other than that set forth in the order.
Feb. 27, 2012
BASF launches ‘Leap into Savings with Termidor®’ promotion
Feb. 01, 2012
BASF Pest Control Solutions today announced it has received federal registration for its new termiticide, Termidor® H∙E High-Efficiency Termiticide Copack with Termidor HE Technology.