BASF to Hike Kaolin Prices for Paper Applications

Dec. 12, 2011 - BASF said that it will increase kaolin prices globally for paper applications, effective immediately or as contracts allow.

The increase will be dependent on the product, BASF said, with increases up to 7 percent for hydrous and calcined products.

BASF’s energy surcharge policy remains unchanged with the threshold at $5/mmbtu.