BASF has launched two new Joncryl® products for water-based inks and overprint varnishes (OPV) used in the paper and corrugated board industry. Joncryl® 8053 and Joncryl® 633-E expand BASF's portfolio with two water-based styrene acrylic emulsions. Due to their high efficiency, the two products allow inks and OPVs to be manufactured at lower cost but with the same high quality and performance.Read more
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Jan. 23, 2014 (Press Release) -
BASF is implementing a series of measures in its paper chemicals business to further strengthen the competitiveness of its Performance Products segment.Read more
Effective immediately, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase kaolin prices globally for paper applications. Prices will be increased by up to 7%, with the amount of the increase dependent on the product. BASF's energy surcharge policy remains unchanged with the threshold at $5/mmbtu.
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Sept. 10, 2013 (Press Release) -
Further extension of portfolio planned
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, June 26, 2013 (Press Release) -With effect from July 01, 2013, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase prices in Europe, Africa and Western Asia for Resins and Additives by 3-10%. The price increase is necessary to offset continued high feedstock costs, transportation and energy costs.
The products affected by the price increase are used as raw materials in the coatings, printing and packaging industries.
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, June 19, 2013 (Press Release) -Read more