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The Geismar Site is the largest manufacturing facility at BASF Corporation. Located on a 2,640-acre site, of which only 700 acres are developed, the Geismar facility comprises 15 manufacturing units within 6 manufacturing groups.  About 1,000 BASF employees and 250 contractors are currently working at the site.  Located on the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s state capital, and New Orleans, with its world famous “French Quarter”, the area offers a wide range of cultural and recreational activities, from the tranquility of fishing to the excitement of Mardi Gras. Louisiana is famous for its excellent cuisine based on French, Cajun, and Creole influences. Featuring jazz and blues performances daily, New Orleans is celebrated as one of the major “musical cities” in the United States.

Site Name: Geismar
Site Address:P.O. Box 457
8404 River Road
Geismar, Louisiana 70734-0457
(225) 339-7300
Site attributes:
  • Employee Activities Association (EAA)
  • Strong involvement in Community Outreach Programs such as United Way, Heartwalk, March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity, Adopt a School.

Local attractions:

Local Transportation:
  • Approximately 40 minutes from Baton Rouge Airport
  • Approximately 1 hour from New Orleans International Airport
  • Mardi Gras
  • French Quarter Festival
  • Jazz and Heritage Festival (JazzFest)
  • Jambalaya Festival (Gonzales)
  • Jazz/Blues clubs
  • Louisiana State University (LSU) Football, Baseball, Basketball
 Recreational activities:
  • River Road Plantations
  • Swamp Tours
  • Mississippi Cruises
  • New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Golf Courses and Country Clubs
  • Tanger Outlet Mall (Gonzales)
  • Mall of Louisiana (Baton Rouge)
  • Mall at Cortana (Baton Rouge)
  • Riverwalk (New Orleans)
 Any added extras:
  • About 25 miles south of Baton Rouge
  • About 60 miles north of New Orleans
  • About 250 - 350 miles to the Alabama and Florida Panhandle shores
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