BASF liquid soap can now be customised through auto request using RFID tags
BASF liquid soap can now be customised through auto request using RFID tags

BASF: Smart technology needs smart systems

3 May 2017

There’s little value in adopting tech without updating systems, says the chemical giant’s CPO

The chemicals industry contributes to almost every manufactured product in the world, converting petroleum and natural gas into a broad range of industrial applications and consumer goods. With more than 20m people employed and annual sales of $5tn globally, it is the backbone of many end-market industries such as agriculture, automotive, construction and pharmaceuticals.

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