DURHAM, N.C. – BASF is preparing for a possible additional expansion in the Research Triangle Park, where it has employees working for its crop protection business as well as at its plant science global headquarters. The company has about 760 full-time employees here. They work for the company’s crop protection division, which produces insecticides, fungicides and herbicides, as well as for plant science, which is working on genetic traits that can improve the yields of corn, wheat, soybeans, canola and cotton.
The company filed development plans with Durham City-County Planning for the addition of a 139,644-square-foot office building called the G wing addition” and a 7,920-square-foot maintenance building. That would be in addition to the company’s existing approximately 400,000-square-foot facility that it has on 125 acres on Davis Drive in the park, reports the Durham Herald-Sun. Read the article here.