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Media Advisory: BASF to increase prices for engineering plastics grades in North America

Posted on January 31, 2018

WYANDOTTE, MI, January 31, 2018 – BASF will increase prices for several products in North America for orders shipping on or after February 15, 2018, or as contracts allow. Higher price increases may be required for some specialty grades.

 

 

Ultramid®, Capron® & Nypel® compounds by $0.10/lb

 

Ultraform® POM (polyoxymethylene) compounds by $0.12/lb

 

Ultradur® PBT (polybutylene terephthalate) compounds by $0.12/lb

 

About BASF
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 www.basf.us.


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 www.basf.com.


For more information contact:
Susan Jackson
BASF Corporation
Tel: (734) 324-6546
E-mail: susan.jackson@basf.com