BASF to increase kaolin prices globally

Posted on November 01, 2015

Charlotte, NC – December 18, 2015 – 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.

For more information contact:

José Antonio Carranza

BASF Corporation

Tel: (973) 245-5238




About BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of over €74 billion in 2014 and around 113,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at

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