High-level delegation informed the cooperation of IT company with BASF SE a high-level delegation from Brazil informed is now in Ludwigshafen through the successful cooperation of medium-sized IT-Fasihi GmbH (Ludwigshafen, Germany) with the world’s largest chemicals company BASF SE. Paulo Okamotto, President of the Brazilian consulting and Unterstutzungsdienstet for small businesses (SEBRAE), visited the BASF SE in Ludwigshafen, Germany with his team and a Brazilian delegation of the German society for technology and cooperation (GTZ). The guests were especially interested in how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on the growth of a large company like BASF SE can participate in their environment. BASF chose the Fasihi GmbH as an example of success and invited Managing Director Saeid Fasihi to the meeting. Fasihi explained the close intermeshing of his company with the BASF success story: 20 years ago he started there as a freelancer, 10 years ago, he rented one with the first employees Office space in the BASF on. Since then, his company has grown continuously.
Today about 20 Fasihi staff will have their jobs on the plant premises of BASF, to maintain direct contact with the customers and to offer optimal services. Overall there are now 28 employees at the Fasihi GmbH, the Executive Board is headquartered in the Sternstrasse in Ludwigshafen. Fasihi Enterprise Portal, the flagship of the IT company, developed since 2004 every day 40,000 employees use. A proof of the high quality of the Fasihi portal solutions that are used instead of products by large providers such as Microsoft or IBM. For the win-win business relationship with BASF Fasihi pointed out several factors for success, he both anchored and rooted in the conditions at the BASF sees in his company. The high-quality IT landscape, numerous innovative minds and a management that support innovative heads speak for BASF.