BASF Announces Price Increase For Styrofan™ Latex

Effective June 1, or as contracts allow, Florham Park, N.J.-based BASF Corp. will implement a price
increase of 4 cents per dry pound for all Styrofan™ carboxylated styrene-butadiene polymers sold to
the carpet industry in the United States and Canada.

May 12, 2009