Chemical Parks in Germany

BASF Ludwigshafen

Site ClassificationKey Data

Site Owner
Site Operator
Full Service (Plug & Play)
Fenced/Open Site
R&D Support

Total Site Area
1,000 hectares (2,471 acres)
Total Free Area
50 hectares (124 acres)
Number of Permanent Staff
approx. 36,500 (BASF SE 32,800)
Number of Companies On-Site

Key Benefits for Investors

  • Infrastructure
    Direct access to port on the river Rhine for liquids (flammable, non-flammable) liquified gases; Solid bulk material; Direct rail and motorway access;
    Intermodal (rail/road) transport terminal; Logistics center for packaged sales products; Linked to ethylene and propylene (under constr.) pipeline;
    Combined heat and power generation on-site with connections to regional high voltage power grid
  • Raw Materials On-Site
    An unique variety of basic products and intermediates are available with a minimum of logistical effort. Basic raw materials are natural gas, naphta and the cracked products, rock salt, sulfur.
  • Services/Utilities
    Complete variety of utilities required for chemical production; Incinerator for chemical residues; Waste water treatment plant; Expertise and infrastructure for handling and processing highly reactive products (e.g. hydrogen cyanide, acrylic nitril, ethylene
    oxide, chlorine, phosgene); Access to all other site services
  • R&D

    Access to chemical/material analytics; Application technologies

Target Investors

  • Partners that fit into the production verbund, i.e. extend value-adding chains

Partners of Site

  • chem2biz:
    A public private partnership with focus on chemistry-based technologies. It provides a complete service for start-ups and SME‘s in chemistry, nanotechnology, new materials

Potential Business Partners

Air Liquide Deutschland GmbH

BASELL Polyolefine GmbH

BASF Construction Polymers GmbH

BASF Future Business GmbH

BASF IT Services

BASF SE: Main business segments are chemicals,
plastics, performance products, functional solutions,
agricultural solutions and oil & gas

BASF Venture Capital GmbH

DyStar Colours Deutschland GmbH

ELARA Pharmaceuticals Gmbh

EPS Ethylen-Pipeline-Süd-Geschäftsführungs GmbH

Exthrantis UG

InstrAction GmbH

Kombi-Terminal Ludwigshafen GmbH

Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH

PE PiezoElectronics Gmbh

Specialty-Chemicals Ludwigshafen GmbH


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67056 Ludwigshafen
Tel.: +49 621 60-0
Fax: +49 621 60-42525


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