BASF Seneca expanding Oconee County facility

09.06.16 GACC South News

$60 million investment coming to Oconee County South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. - BASF Corporation, a leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts, is expanding its operations in Oconee County.The expansion will result in $60 million in new capital investment.

Launched in 1987, BASF Seneca is a specialty chemical catalysts manufacturing and precious metals refining facility. The company's refinery process produces solutions that are used to manufacture herbicides, plastics, pharmaceuticals, auto-emission catalysts and fertilizers.

To expand its Oconee County operations, BASF is investing in new equipment and machinery for its Seneca facility, which is located at 554 Engelhard Drive.

The operation currently has 360 employees. For more information on BASF Corporation, visit