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In the video, he talks about the initial phase, how he experienced this period and how he looks at the future. “The greatest challenge of high wire cultivation in cucumbers is still labor", says Huibers.
BASF Vegetable Seeds’ former and current long cucumber breeders, Gerhard Reuling and Robert Swinkels, review the past 20 years of high wire cucumber cultivation and share their vision on future developments in high wire cucumber cultivation.
As expected, the economic effects of the corona pandemic had a much stronger impact in the second quarter of 2020 than in the first quarter of this year. Customer industries were affected to varying degrees: BASF was particularly negatively impacted by the collapse in demand from the automotive industry, while demand from the detergent and cleaner industry and the food industry was stable. BASF was able to continue production at all important sites worldwide.
BASF will provide its customers with total values of CO2 emissions, so called “carbon footprints” for all of its products. The Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) comprises all product-related greenhouse gas emissions that occur until the BASF product leaves the factory gate for the customer: from the purchased raw material to the use of energy in production processes.
Dr. Nina Schwab-Hautzinger (45) will become head of Corporate Communications and Government Relations at BASF on November 1, 2020. She succeeds Anke Schmidt (50) and will report in this position to Dr. Martin Brudermüller, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors. As already announced in March, Schmidt will leave the company at her own request on July 31, 2020. "We are pleased that with Nina Schwab-Hautzinger, we were able to recruit an accomplished and internationally experienced communicator for BASF," said Brudermüller.