BASF Receives 2020 Cummins COVID-19 Outstanding Supplier Award

SENECA and CONVERSE, SC, Oct. 5, 2020 — BASF has been recognized with the 2020 Cummins COVID-19 Outstanding Supplier Award for its work and customer support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Indiana-based Cummins is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and distributes engines, filtration and power generation products.

BASF Award

The award recognizes suppliers who went above and beyond to support Cummins during COVID-19 response efforts. BASF received the award for delivering several products and services. One product is an important catalyst made with Zeolite that is produced in Seneca and is used by Cummins.

“We work hard to go above and beyond for our customers. This award demonstrates that BASF, despite the uncertainty created by COVID-19, is able to rise to the challenge and create the best possible customer experience,” said Elba Lizardi, Site Director at BASF in Seneca.

About BASF in Seneca and Converse

BASF’s sites in Seneca and Converse are two of six BASF sites in South Carolina. The Seneca site employs 400 employees and the Converse site employs 65 people. These sites are specialty chemical catalysts manufacturing and precious metal refining facilities. BASF customers use those products to produce a wide variety of products including pharmaceuticals, water treatment media for the removal of lead, arsenic and other impurities from drinking water, for fertilizers, herbicides, auto-emission catalysts, plastics, fragrances and more. 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 more than 18,800 employees in North America and had sales of $18.4 billion in 2019. 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. The more than 117,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing 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 more than €59 billion in 2019. 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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