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BASF Freeport Donates Diapers to Brazosport Regional In Recognition of its 150th Global Anniversary


BASF's Freeport site is donating 150 diapers to the first 150 babies born this year at Brazosport Regional Health System to kick off BASF's 150th anniversary celebration. The Freeport site manufactures superabsorbent polymers used in diapers that provide high levels of absorption, permeability and absorbency.

"BASF has built its 150-year legacy on sustaining future generations," said Chris Witte, senior vice president of the BASF Freeport site. "We felt it would be a great way to reinforce our commitment to the future by serving the newest members of our community."

BASF’s official anniversary event will take place April 23 in Ludwigshafen, Germany, where BASF was founded. In addition to celebrations and historical perspectives planned locally, BASF has prepared a global co-creation program called Creator Space™ that focuses on the topics of energy, food and urban living. To learn more, visit https://creator-space.basf.com.  

CAPTION: To honor BASF’s global 150th anniversary, local representative Cindy Suggs (second from right) donates the first set of 150 diapers for the first 150 babies born in 2015 at Brazosport Regional (BRHS). From left, Scott Briner, VP of Professional Services of BRHS; Kristal Smith, RN; Debbie McCoslin, RN; and Tina Rogers, RN/BSN and Director of Brazosport Regional Women’s Center, recently received the diapers so they could be ready when the first one rings in the New Year.

About Brazosport Regional Women’s Center:
Brazosport Regional welcomes 700 babies annually in its premier Women’s Center. The modern facility offers 10 private rooms where labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum process occur in one suite, eliminating the need to switch rooms during the stay. To ensure the best for the mother and baby, the nurses are certified in maternal care and newborn nursery. To learn more about the Women’s Center and to see a virtual tour of the facility, please visit www.BrazosportRegional.org/WomensCenter.  

About Brazosport Regional Health System:
Brazosport Regional is located on a beautiful 25 acre campus in Lake Jackson, Texas offering state of the art diagnostic and comprehensive treatment services with care and compassion. The nationally accredited hospital ensures premium care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to meet the ever changing healthcare needs of our community. For you and your family, it all adds up to the right care…right here. Additional information about Brazosport Regional Health System can be found at www.BrazosportRegional.org.

About BASF:
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has nearly 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.3 billion in 2013. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.us.

At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about €74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.  

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