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Basf plastics business realignment
Basf plastics business realignment
Basf plastics business realignment
Basf plastics business realignment
Basf plastics business realignment
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  • 1. Strategic alignment of BASF’splastics businessDr. Martin BrudermüllerVice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors ofBASF SE0We create chemistryfor a sustainable futureWe add value asone companyWe innovate to make ourcustomers more successfulWe drive sustainablesolutionsWe form thebest team1
  • 2. From molecules to materials & solutions Chemistry as a keytechnology andinterdisciplinary (physics,biology, engineering, etc.) Development closer toand with customers New applications withimproved properties fromestablished materialsNewmoleculesImprovedapplicationsFunctionalmaterials &solutions1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 20202YearGlobal megatrends call for plasticsolutionsOpportunities for plasticsMegatrends Lower emissions through reducing weight ofautomotives High-efficiency insulation for buildings Renewable energy such as wind power andsolar High-performance plastic additives to improveproperties Biobased plasticsResources,environment andclimateFood and nutritionQuality of life3
  • 3. million metric tonsContinuing strong growth in globaldemand for plasticsIncludes thermoplastics, polyurethanes, thermosets, elastomers, adhesives, coatings and sealants,PP-fibers; not including: PET, PA and polyacrylic fibers2012 demand by regionSource: PlasticsEurope0501001502002503001950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010* Not including other plastics (47 million metric tons)Global demand23.4%19.9%23.9%20.7%12.1% 100%241 millionmetric tons*China WorldAsiaPacific(not incl.China)Europe(incl. CIS)NorthAmericaSouthAmerica,Middle East,Africa4Source: PlasticsEuropeStrategic measuresin BASF’s plastics business Organizational realignment of BASF’s plastics business Systematic entry into new growth markets like wind energy Innovative use of renewable feedstock Innovation as a driver of growth and differentiation5
  • 4. Organizational realignment ofBASF’s plastics businessPetrochemicalse.g. Aminese.g. TDIe.g. monomerse.g. epoxy systemse.g. PU systemse.g. Ultramid®MonomersIntermediatesPetrochemicalsCommodities Functional Materials & SolutionsPerformance MaterialsPolyurethanesPerformance PolymersInorganicsIntermediates6SinceJanuary2013Until2012Strengthening our Production Verbundand getting closer to customers throughinnovation7 Custom-built solutions Technical service Joint development projects Intensive research Specialties Cost efficiency and supply security Economies of scale Technology leadership Integrated production CommoditiesStrength through world scale Strength through customer closeness
  • 5. Investments and activities in thedownstream specialty business8Cast elastomersPolyamidepolymersAlliance with TenCate& Owen CorningTPU LemfördeUltrason®PUsystem housesStyrolutionecoflex®Lightweightcomposites teamNeopor ®EngineeringplasticsSegment and reporting structure focussince January 2013CropProtectionPerformanceProductsDispersions &PigmentsCareChemicalsFunctionalMaterials &SolutionsAgriculturalSolutionsPerformanceChemicalsNutrition &HealthPaperChemicalsOil & GasOil & GasChemicalsMonomersIntermediatesPetrochemicalsFunctionalMaterials &SolutionsConstructionChemicalsCoatingsCatalystsPerformanceMaterials9
  • 6. Wind energy: a growth market withtechnological challengesSize Ø: 17-foldPerformance: 400-fold10annual installed capacity (GW)PBT GF30 non-HRMarket growth010203040506070802000 2005 2010 2012 2015 2020Trends 1980-2020:Cologne Cathedral2000 kW20000 kW50 kW1980Ø 15 m2000Ø 112 m2020Ø 252 mSoccer fieldSource: BTM WMU 2012Systematic entry to the growth market ofwind energy11Blade rootCompositeStructuraladhesiveShear webSandwich incl.core materialSparCompositeShellSandwichwith core materialCoatingIncluding finishing and repairBaxxodur®Hardened rotor bladesMulti-material systemsKerdyn®Rotor blade model
  • 7. 0116012345672009 2010 2011 2016Biopolymers growth market12Biopolymer marketshare 20120.4 %of the globalplastics marketSource: European Bioplastics/IfBBForecastmillion metric tonsGlobal biopolymer capacity280m tPolymers in the BASF portfolio basedon renewable resources13Ultramid® S Balancepartially biobasedecovio®partially biobased, biodegradableLupranol® Balancepartially biobased
  • 8. BASF mass balance methodology– systematic integration in the Verbund Cost-effective integration of renewable resources in the existing ProductionVerbund Flexible feedstock according to customer demand for nearly every product No loss of product quality Feedstock allocated to certified products Certification by TÜV SÜD14MarketProductionResourcesbio-basedfossilProductscertifiedconventionalBASF VerbundInnovation as a driver ofgrowth and differentiation15Membrane with nanoporesComposite: reactive resin + carbon fibers1 Chemicals 10%2 Performance Products 20%3 Functional Materials & Solutions 20%4 Agricultural Solutions 25%5 Oil & Gas 2%6 Corporate Research, Others 23%123564approx.€1.7bnResearch and development 2012