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Air Products, Bluestar Silicones, International Speciality Products and BASF Announce Increase in Resin Price

Published on 2010-12-03. Author : SpecialChem

The Leading Companies Air Products, Bluestar Silicones, International Speciality Products and BASF have decided to increase the price of some of their products, as listed in the table below. This price increase is necessary to support continued investment in reliable supply.

Country

Company

Product Name

Price Increase

Date

North America Air Products Epoxy curing agents 5 to 15 cents per pound December 2010
North America Air Products Epoxy resins and diluents 5 to 30 cents per pound December 2010
Globally Bluestar Silicones Silicone product range prices 5 to 10 % January 2011
Europe International Specialty Products Inc. 1,4 Butanediol (BDO) and derivatives including N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP), Gamma- Butyrolactone (BLO) and Tetrahydrofuran (THF) 5 % December 2010
Europe BASF BDO and its derivatives +120 EUR/mt With immediate effect
Table 1: Price Increase Announcement by Leading Companies

This action is driven by the increase of raw materials, packaging and freight costs.

Written By : Specialchem Editorial Team
Based on information displayed on Air Products, Bluestar Silicones, International Speciality Products and BASF


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