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Bayer MaterialScience and BASF Announce Increase in Product Prices

Published on 2011-04-15. Author : SpecialChem

The Leading Companies Bayer MaterialScience 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.



Product Name

Price Increase


Europe, Middle East, Africa Bayer MaterialScience AG All products of its Polyurethane segment EUR 0.30 per kilogram with immediate effect
Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America Bayer MaterialScience AG Desmophen® and Baycoll® solvent-free and solvent-borne polyesters 7 to 15 percent May 1, 2011
Europe, Africa and Western Asia BASF Polymer Dispersions as well as Additives 110 Euro per metric ton April 15, 2011
Europe, Africa and Western Asia BASF Acrylic Resins and Redispersible Powders 180 Euro per metric ton April 15, 2011

This action is driven by the increase of raw materials, packaging and freight costs. The price increase is also to further ensure delivery of the same high quality product and service standards expected by its customers.

Sources: Specialchem Editorial Team
Taken from Bayer MaterialScience and BASF

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