BASF UK Facility Expands to Increase Beneficials Production
BASF recently expanded its Littlehampton, United Kingdom production site to help strengthen the company’s ability to sustainably meet the growing global demand for biological solutions for agriculture and horticulture.
At this site, BASF has increased its production volumes of beneficial nematodes and inoculants, moving ahead with its strategy to develop solutions beyond conventional crop protection.
“We are making significant investments in innovating and delivering the best in biological and chemical solutions. This will support our customers to produce more efficiently with an even better outcome while meeting the evolving expectations of society. Now and for the long-term we are committed to being an innovative partner in this dynamic area,” said Philipp Rosendorfer, Vice President R&D Functional Crop Care.
The expansion will allow BASF to double production capacities for beneficial nematodes. With six different types of beneficial nematodes, BASF offers a unique global portfolio, including the Nemaslug and Nemasys products, each with a distinctive mode of action for customers in horticulture, vegetable and turf.