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Trade News  |  April 26, 2021
United States

BASF to increase prices for Ultramid, Technyl, Capron, Nypel, Ultradur and Petra grades in North America

WYANDOTTE, MI, April 26, 2021 – BASF will increase prices as follows in North America for the following grades due to an increase in raw material costs effective May 10, 2021 or as contracts allow:


Ultramid®, Technyl® & Capron® (PA6 compounds)                            $0.23/lb

Ultramid® & Technyl® (PA66 compounds)                                          $0.25/lb

Nypel® (PA6 and PA66 compounds)                                                  $0.12/lb

Ultradur® (PBT polymer & compounds)                                             $0.39/lb

Petra® (PET compounds)                                                                   $0.12/lb



About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has approximately 17,000 employees in North America and had sales of $18.7 billion in 2020. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. More than 110,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €59 billion in 2020. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at

Last Update May 6, 2021