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Celanese, Perstorp and BASF Announce Raise in Product Prices

Published on 2012-02-10. Author : SpecialChem

The Leading Companies Celanese, Perstorp 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


Celanese Corporation Americas VAE Emulsions by $0.03 / wet pound February 20, 2012
Perstorp Europe Capa™ Caprolactone €200/ton March 1, 2012
Perstorp UK Capa™ Caprolactone ?70/ton March 1, 2012
Perstorp North America Capa™ Caprolactone US$0.12/lb March 1, 2012
Perstorp Japan Capa™ Caprolactone ¥20/kg March 1, 2012
Perstorp Asia & rest of the world. Capa™ Caprolactone US$260/ton March 1, 2012
BASF United States and Canada STYROFAN carboxylated styrene-butadiene polymers $US 0.12 per dry pound February 18, 2012

This action is necessitated by the continuing escalation in the costs of key raw materials and is in addition to previously announced increases.

Sources: Specialchem Editorial Team
Taken from Celanese, Perstorp and BASF

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