BASF celebrates its 150th anniversary!
More than 1,000 international guests from government, business, science and society celebrated 150 years of BASF this afternoon at the BASF Feierabendhaus in Ludwigshafen. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatine Malu Dreyer praised the company's achievements and innovative power. A highlight of the anniversary event was the premier of Michael Nyman's "Symphony No. 8: Water Dances", which he composed especially for BASF's anniversary.