BASF to increase prices in April for Polyamide compounds in North America

Posted on March 31, 2017

WYANDOTTE, MI, March 31, 2017


BASF will increase prices for Ultramid®, Capron® and Nypel® compounds sold in North America for orders on or after April 17, 2017, or as contracts allow.


Polyamide 6 based compounds will increase by $0.08/lb.


Polyamide 6,6 based compounds will increase by $0.12/lb.


Ultramid, Capron and Nypel are registered trademarks of BASF SE.


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BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 17,500 employees in North America, and had sales of $16.2 billion in 2016. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit


At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 114,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of about €58 billion in 2016. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at


For more information contact:

Susan Jackson

BASF Construction

Tel: (734) 324-6546