BASF in North America joins CharIN Association

BASF in North America joins the Charging Interface Initiative e.V. (CharIN) as a regular member. Membership will connect BASF to leading companies and experts driving the requirements and certifications across the eMobility value chain.

"This collaboration puts BASF at the pulse of major changes taking place throughout the electrification value chain. Our team of technical experts will have the opportunity to network and collaborate alongside other CharIN members to help drive essential materials for eMobility applications forward."
Andrew Bayley, Vice President of Transportation, Performance Materials, BASF

About BASF’s Performance Materials division

BASF’s Performance Materials division encompasses the entire material know-how of BASF regarding innovative, customized plastics under one roof. Globally active in four major industry sectors – transportation, construction, industrial applications and consumer goods – the division has a strong portfolio of products and services combined with a deep understanding of application-oriented system solutions. Key drivers of profitability and growth are our close collaboration with customers and a clear focus on solutions. Strong capabilities in R&D provide the basis to develop innovative products and applications. In 2022, the Performance Materials division achieved global sales of €8.5 billion.

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About BASF

ASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has approximately 16,000 employees in North America and had sales of $25.7 billion in 2022. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. More than 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €87.3 billion in 2022. BASF shares re traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in he United States. Further information at

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Published on: 01/01/2023

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