BASF increases prices for Polyurethane products in Europe
With immediate effect, or as contract terms allow, BASF will be increasing its prices for diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI), toluene diisocyanate (TDI) and polyol basic products in Europe by 200 Euro per metric ton.
The price adjustments are related to the significant rise in raw material and energy costs.
The prices for polyurethane systems and specialties will, as contract terms allow, be raised accordingly.
About BASF Polyurethanes
BASF is the leading supplier of polyurethane basic products, systems and specialties. With its global network of more than 35 polyurethane system houses and its comprehensive product and service portfolio, BASF is the preferred partner of its customers in many industries. The BASF brand “PU Solutions Elastogran” expresses over 40 years of experience of the market and technology leader for Polyurethane systems and specialty elastomers in Europe.
In the extremely service-oriented business with polyurethane systems and specialties reliability, experience and competence are in demand. Through its system houses BASF provides fast local support – from technical service and sales to marketing – during the development of customized solutions. With its world-scale plants BASF secures its leading market position in the manufacture of polyurethane basic products in all regions of the world.
Polyurethanes make life more comfortable, safer and more pleasant – and they help to save energy sustainably. They contribute towards an improved insulation of buildings and a more attractive and more light-weight design of cars. The manufacturers of shoe soles, mattresses and household as well as sports equipment use the manifold opportunities and advantages of this special plastics material together with the knowledge and expertise of the polyurethane experts of BASF world-wide.