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BASF Increases Prices for Glues in Europe

June 30, 2014

With immediate effect BASF increases prices for all its Kaurit® and Kauramin® glues by €15 per metric ton in Europe on top of fluctuations in raw material prices as of the month of July. The price increase is necessary due to higher energy, personnel and maintenance costs.

Kaurit and Kauramin glues are condensation products of urea and formaldehyde. Kauraminadditionally contains melamine. Both Kaurit und Kauramin glues are specifically developed for the efficient production of any wood-based material – from chip and fiber boards to OSBs.