BASF’s site in Seneca has a fundamental focus on sustainability, as a site that recycles specialty chemical catalysts, such as old catalytic converters from vehicles, which means that fewer metals needed throughout everyday life need to be extracted from the earth. Specialty chemical catalysts and precious metal chemicals are used to produce a wide variety of products, including pharmaceuticals, fragrances, herbicides, fertilizers, plastics, automotive emission catalysts and more. The site supplies customers with fresh catalyst, as well as refining spent ones in a full-loop service. Seneca site is a proud supporter of the Upstate community, donating to STEM Education, first responders, local non-profits and more. It also has a focus on diversity and inclusion, creating a welcome space for people from all walks of life.