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BASF to Increase Prices for Amine Intermediates

Published on 2005-03-01. Author : SpecialChem

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Effective March 1, 2005, or as contracts allow, BASF will raise prices for the following amine intermediates in the United States as follows:

+$0.07 per pound on off-list and list prices
Cyclohexylamine (CHA)
+$0.10 per pound on off-list prices
tertiary-Butylamine (tBA)
+$0.05 per pound on off-list prices

Effective March 15, 2005, or as contracts allow, BASF will raise its off-list price for Dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) in the United States by $0.10 per pound.

Amine intermediates are used in the manufacture of coatings, pharmaceuticals, surfactants, dyes, adhesives, polyurethanes, rubber and water treatment chemicals.

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BASF Corporation, headquartered in New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany. We employ about 11,000 people in North America and had sales of approximately $9 billion in 2003.

BASF is the world's leading chemical company. Our goal is to grow profitably and further increase the value of our company. We help our customers to be more successful through intelligent system solutions and high-quality products. BASF's portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals to crude oil and natural gas. Through new technologies we can tap into additional market opportunities. We conduct our business in accordance with the principles of sustainable development. In 2003, BASF had sales of approximately $42 billion. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA), New York (BF), Paris (BA) and Zurich (AN).

Source: BASF

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