Based on a dramatic increase in raw material costs for dispersions, BASF will increase its prices by up to 20% for all paper and board dispersions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with immediate effect, or as contract terms allow.
As a leading supplier BASF develops, produces and markets chemicals for the paper industry for the manufacture of paper and board. Dispersions are used for surface refinement of paper and board.Read more
Effective April 1, 2010, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase prices in Europe, Africa and Western Asia for styrene-acrylic and straight-acrylic dispersions by €180 per metric ton, for styrene-butadiene dispersions by €180 per metric ton and for resins and redispersible polymer powders by €250 per metric ton. The price adjustments are necessary due to significantly increased raw material costs.Read more
This action is necessary as a result of increases in raw materials costs, coupled with freight related increases and higher energy costs.Read more