BASF Corporation announces price increase for all kaolin clay grades
CHARLOTTE, NC, August 1, 2018 – Effective immediately, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase kaolin prices globally by up to 5% percent, with the amount of the increase dependent on the product. This is valid for all kaolin products for industrial applications, calcined kaolin products for paper applications, and hydrous kaolin products for thermal paper applications.
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 18,200 employees in North America, and had sales of $17.9 billion in 2017. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.us.
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of about €64.5 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.us.