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BASF to Raise Paper Chemical Prices in EMEA Region

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Driven by continued increases in cost of raw materials, transportation, and energy, BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany, will increase prices for wet-end paper chemicals in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) by 4% to 12%, effective Feb. 1, 2018, or as existing contracts allow.

BASF offers a comprehensive and customer-centric range of chemicals for the paper and water industry. Its paper chemicals portfolio is comprised of dry strength agents, fixing agents, retention and drainage aids, deaerators, flocculants, and coagulants for water management. Furthermore, BASF offers basic dyes, direct dyes, sizing agents, pigment preparations, wet strength agents, and color developers for thermal paper. The water chemicals portfolio includes products used in the key processes of industrial and municipal water treatment. 

BASF is a leading supplier of chemicals to purify the raw water used for the production of drinking water, to treat waste water streams and industrial process water, to protect cooling towers, boilers, and desalination plants. We are fully committed to the future topic water. Further information can be found online.

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