BASF to Increase Prices for Acrylic Based Polymers in North America
September 6, 2013
Effective September 23, 2013, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase prices for all Acronal acrylic and styrene-acrylic polymers by $0.04 per wet pound in North America.The increase is necessitated by recent price increases of acrylic monomers, a key raw material.
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