BASF to Raise Price for Paper Coating Additives
June 1, 2006 - BASF said that it will increase prices in the U.S. and Canada by three
cents per wet pound for all of its paper coating additives, including
Sterocoll and Latekoll thickeners, Calsan lubricants, Curesan
insolubilizers, FoamBrake, Etingal, and Desan defoamers and Polysalt
The revised pricing is efffective June 15, 2006 or as contracts
allow, BASF said.
The company cited increased energy, raw material
and transportation costs as the reason for the price increase.