WILMINGTON, DE, Jan. 28, 2021 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by 5 to 20 percent on all its sizing product lines across the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. The price increase is necessary due to inflation and availability of raw materials used in manufacturing the sizing products, elevated freight and energy costs and regulatory compliance requirements.
“We are unable to absorb the impact of the increased costs that we are currently experiencing but we will continue to work in partnership with our customers to help mitigate the increases,” said Jose Santolaya, director, EMEA marketing and product management. “Solenis remains committed to controlling costs through process improvements to deliver high-value, innovative solutions that our customers have come to expect.”
Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 39 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of approximately 5,200 professionals in 120 countries across five continents.