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Wacker, Eastman, BASF and Reichhold, Inc. to Increase Resin Price

Published on 2010-10-01. Author : SpecialChem

The Companies Wacker Polymers, Eastman, BASF Chemicals and Reichhold, Inc. have decided to increase the price of some of their products, as listed in the table below. These increases are due to elevated operating costs, particularly in raw materials.

Country

Company

Product Name

Price Increase

Date

Worldwide Wacker Pyrogenic Silica 10%October 15, 2010 or as contracts allow
Europe, Middle East, and Africa Eastman Eastman™ Acetic Anhydride EUR 30/MT October 1st 2010 or as contracts allow
Globally Eastman Eastman™ DIBK $US 0.04/lbOctober 1st 2010 or as contracts allow
Globally Eastman Eastman™ MIBK $US 0.03/lbOctober 1st 2010 or as contracts allow
Europe, Africa and Western Asia BASF Polymer Dispersions and Additives 100 Euro per metric tonOctober 1st 2010 or as contracts allow
Europe, Africa and Western Asia BASF Resins and Redispersible Powders 170 Euro per metric tonOctober 1st 2010 or as contracts allow
North America Reichhold, Inc. Vinyl Ester Resin $0.08 per poundOn or After October 15th
Table 1: Price Increase Announcement by Leading Companies

Sources: Specialchem Editorial Team
Taken from Wacker, Eastman, Reichhold and BASF Websites


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