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BASF to Increase Prices for Polyvinylpyrrolidone Products in North America

Published on 2005-12-23. Author : SpecialChem

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Effective January 1, 2006, or as contracts allow, BASF will raise prices by 10 percent in the United States, Canada and Mexico on all Luvitec® and Luvicross® polyvinylpyrrolidone products supplied to specialty markets for technical applications.

Highly versatile materials, BASF's polyvinylpyrrolidone products may be used to produce ceramics, emulsions, plastics, photographic films, glass fibers, and to formulate adhesives, coatings, paper coatings, pesticides, metal bath quenching liquids, inks, and more.

Luvitec and Luvicross are registered trademarks of BASF Aktiengesellschaft.

BASF - The Chemical Company. We don't make a lot of the products you buy. We make a lot of the products you buy better.®
BASF Corporation, headquartered in New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany. Rated in FORTUNE magazine as America's Most Admired Chemical Company, we employ about 10,000 people in North America and had sales of approximately $11 billion in 2004.

BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals to crude oil and natural gas. As a reliable partner to virtually all industries, BASF's intelligent solutions and high-value products help its customers to be more successful. BASF develops new technologies and uses them to open up additional market opportunities. It combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, thus contributing to a better future. In 2004, BASF had approximately 82,000 employees and posted sales of more than $50 billion. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA), New York (BF), and Zurich (AN).

Source: BASF

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