BASF to increase prices for fluorescent whitening agents sold to North American paper industry

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BASF to increase prices for fluorescent whitening agents sold to North American paper industry

March 31, 2010 - 11:55
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CHARLOTTE, NC, March 31, 2010 (Press Release) -Effective April 15, 2010, or as contracts will allow, BASF will increase its prices by a minimum of 5 percent for all Fluorescent Whitening Agents sold to North American paper industry customers.
About BASF's Paper Chemicals division

BASF's Paper Chemicals division offers process chemicals to optimize costs and increase machine efficiency, functional chemicals to lend specific properties to paper, and finishing chemicals to improve the appearance and performance characteristics of printed paper and board. With this comprehensive portfolio, BASF is the leading supplier of paper chemicals worldwide. BASF established Paper Chemicals as a separate division when it acquired Ciba in April 2009. The ISO 9001:2000-certified Paper Chemicals division operates sites in Europe, Asia and the Americas.