BASF raises prices for 1,6-Hexanediol in Europe
BASF increases its prices for 1,6-hexanediol (HDO) in Europe with immediate effect or as contracts allow by 80 Euro per ton.
BASF’s customers use HDO to manufacture industrial coatings including lower volatile organic compound formulations, polyurethanes, adhesives and cosmetics. HDO also serves as a reactive thinner in the formulation of epoxy systems which are used for the efficient production of rotor blades for modern wind turbines as well as construction components for automotive lightweight applications. BASF operates HDO production facilities at its Verbund sites in Freeport, Texas, and Ludwigshafen, Germany, with an annual production capacity of more than 50,000 tons of HDO.