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BASF in Converse, SC donates $15,000 to first responders

CONVERSE, SC, August 4, 2021 – BASF’s site in Converse, South Carolina recently donated $15,000 to community first responder agencies. The Converse Fire Department, Spartanburg Police Department and Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office each received a $5,000 donation.

BASF in Converse regularly collaborates with each agency on a variety of safety topics to identify ways to improve on site readiness and safety response. The site recently hosted the agencies to discuss emergency response best practices.

“We are grateful for the work of the Spartanburg Police Department, Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office and the Converse Fire Department and the tireless work each agency performs to keep our friends and neighbors safe,” said Jerome Kirkland, Site Manager for BASF in Converse. “It is our privilege to collaborate with them and to support their important work.”

BASF is currently hiring. Hourly compensation starts at $18.50/hour and increases with experience. For more information, visit

About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has approximately 17,000 employees in North America and had sales of $18.7 billion in 2020. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. More than 110,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €59 billion in 2020. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at


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