NPG is a high-quality intermediate used, for example, to produce polyester resins for coatings, unsaturated polyester resins, lubricants and plasticizers.

Coatings World staff11.11.20

With immediate effect or as existing contracts permit BASF is increasing the price for Neopentylglycol (NPG) as follows:

Regions:                              Price Increase:

Europe                                 + 150 Euro/ton (MT)

Asia (w/o China)                   + 180 US-Dollar/ton (MT)

South America                     + 180 US-Dollar/ton (MT)

North America                      + 0.08 US-Dollar/pound (LB)

Neopentylglycol (NPG) is a high-quality intermediate used, for example, to produce polyester resins for coatings, unsaturated polyester resins, lubricants and plasticizers.

In North America, BASF markets Neopentylglycol (NPG) under its Neol brand.

 

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