BASF to Close North Carolina Manufacturing Site

December 18, 2008

BASF Corp. (Wilmington, NC) announced on December 18 that it will close its Wilmington, NC, vitamins manufacturing site by March 31, 2009.

BASF Corp. (Wilmington, NC) announced on December 18 that it will close its Wilmington, NC, vitamins manufacturing site by March 31, 2009.

The facility, a part of BASF’s Care Chemicals Division, manufactures formulated vitamin C products for the dietary supplement industry.

Employees were notified that the approximately 33 positions at the site will be eliminated over the next three months.

“We wanted employees to be aware of this decision as soon it was made. We regret the impact this decision may have on these employees and their families, especially at this time of year,” said Simon Medley, vice president of BASF’s Care Chemicals and Formulators Regional Business Unit.

“The decision is in no way a reflection of the hard work, dedication, and professionalism of the colleagues at this facility.”