Their broad portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. In 2016, BASF posted sales of €58 billion and income from operations before special items of approximately €6.3 billion. They combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through research and innovation, They support their customers in nearly every industry in meeting the current and future needs of society. They have summed up this contribution in their corporate purpose: create chemistry for a sustainable future.