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BASF to increase prices for acrylic, styrene-acrylic latex

Published on 2007-06-25. Author : SpecialChem

Charlotte, NC -- Effective July 16, 2007, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase its prices by $US 0.04 per wet pound in the United States and Canada on all Acronal Optive® all-acrylic and Acronal® styrene-acrylic latex products used in the adhesives and fiber bonding, architectural coatings and construction markets.

This action is a result of increased raw material, feedstock, freight and energy costs.

  • Acronal Optive is a registered trademark of BASF Corporation.
  • Acronal is a registered trademark of BASF AG.

BASF - The Chemical Company. We don't make a lot of the products you buy. We make a lot of the products you buy better.®

BASF Corporation, headquartered in New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF employs more than 15,500 in North America and had sales of approximately $14.3 billion in 2006.

BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals to crude oil and natural gas. As a reliable partner to virtually all industries, BASF's high-value products and intelligent system solutions help its customers to be more successful. BASF develops new technologies and uses them to meet the challenges of the future and open up additional market opportunities. It combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, thus contributing to a better future. BASF has approximately 95,000 employees and posted sales of €52.6 billion (approximately $66.1 billion) in 2006.

Source: BASF

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