BASF to increase prices globally for Emgard® synthetic lubricants

Top Quote Effective May 16, 2011, or as contracts allow, BASF will increase its prices globally of up to 9 percent for the Emgard® line of synthetic lubricants. Emgard ® is a registered trademark of Cognis which is now part of BASF. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 13, 2011 - The price adjustments are necessary due to significantly increased raw material costs.

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