BASF Corporation, a supplier of environmental and process catalysts headquartered in New Jersey, will expand its operations in Oconee County. The expansion will result in $60 million in new capital investment. BASF is investing in new equipment and machinery for its Seneca facility, which is located at 554 Engelhard Drive. The operation currently employs 360 employees.
“BASF’s global reach and cutting-edge innovation make it an international leader in the chemicals industry,” said Paul Cain, Oconee County Council chairman. “We graciously welcome this substantial investment from one of our wonderful corporate citizens who has found success in Oconee for more than 25 years. This investment is further confirmation that Oconee County’s workers and business environment are world-class, and we will continue to invest in infrastructure and programs that businesses need to be successful in an ever-changing world.”