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BASF to increase prices for styrene-butadiene high-solids latex products in U.S., Canada

Published on 2007-10-18. Author : SpecialChem

CHARLOTTE, NC -- Effective immediately, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase prices on all Butonal® high solids latex products and Butofan® medium solids latex products supplied to the adhesive, asphalt carpet, construction, automotive and foam industries in the United States and Canada by up to 25 percent. This action is a result of continued increases in raw material, energy and transportation costs. Butonal and Butofan 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. BASF employs more than 15,500 in North America and had sales of approximately $14.3 billion in 2006.

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 high-value products and intelligent system solutions help its customers to be more successful. BASF develops new technologies and uses them to meet the challenges of the future and open up additional market opportunities. It combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, thus contributing to a better future. BASF has approximately 95,000 employees and posted sales of €52.6 billion (approximately $66.1 billion) in 2006. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.

Source: BASF

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