DALTON, GA, May 19, 2011 -- Effective June 10, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase its prices for STYROFAN carboxylated styrene-butadiene polymers sold to the carpet industry in the United States and Canada by $US 0.06 per dry pound.
This action is necessary as a result of significant increases in energy and raw material costs.
STYROFAN is a registered trademark in the United States and a trade-mark in Canada of BASF SE, used with permission.
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