Buckman announces North America Price Increase


MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA – Buckman, a global company specializing in innovative chemical and smart solutions, announced price increases in North America for its water, leather and performance chemicals divisions. The increases are being driven by rising raw materials, constraints from supply chain tightness and growing challenges associated with freight costs.

The price increases will be effective January 1, 2019, or as contracts allow. Below is a breakdown of the expected increases across the company’s divisions. In addition to product price increases, Buckman’s leather and performance chemicals divisions in North America will implement freight delivery increases as well.

Water- 10-20% increase; Leather 5-20% increase and $.02-.04 per lb freight surcharges; Performance Chemicals 5-20% increase and $.02-.04 per lb freight surcharges

These price adjustments will enable Buckman to continue to provide its customers the highest quality services, products and technologies.


About Buckman

Buckman is completely committed to helping our customers succeed, regardless of the challenges facing them, the industry they operate in or their location in the world. To fulfill that commitment, we surround our rigorously trained industry experts with the highest-quality chemicals, the latest smart technology and advanced data analysis. All focused on helping our customers’ operations improve productivity, increase profitability and ensure safety, compliance and sustainability. That’s more than chemistry. That’s Chemistry, connected.

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