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BASF Hikes Price of Butanediol and its Derivatives by $0.08 per Pound

Published on 2011-09-09. Author : SpecialChem

FLORHAM PARK , NJ -- Effective October 1, 2011, or as contracts allow, BASF is increasing its list and off-list prices in North America by $0.08 per pound for butanediol (BDO). Gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) and N-ethylpyrrolidone (NEP) list and off-list prices will be increased by $0.10 per pound. List and off-list prices for Tetrahydrofuran (THF) and Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF) will be increased by $0.12 per pound.

Butanediol and its derivatives are used for producing engineering plastics, polyurethanes, solvents, electronic chemicals and elastic fibers.

BASF - The Chemical Company

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has approximately 16,400 employees in North America, and had sales of $17.7 billion in 2010.

BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products, and agricultural products to oil and gas. As a reliable partner, BASF creates chemistry to help its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges, such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. BASF posted sales of more than €63.9 billion in 2010 and had approximately 109,000 employees as of the end of the year.

Source: BASF

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