The recent increases in the cost of basic raw materials, energy and transportation have impacted Eka Chemicals' cost structure dramatically. Continual efforts to streamline the operations and optimize cost structure are being significantly outpaced by these increases.
Eka Chemicals will therefore increase prices across its entire European Paper Chemicals product range, with immediate effect as of March 1, 2010, in order to begin to offset these higher costs.Read more
This action is necessary as a result of increases in raw materials costs, coupled with freight related increases and higher energy costs.Read more
Effective April 1, 2010, or as permitted by contract, prices in North America (United States and Canada) will increase by 5 cents per pound (USD).Read more
Effective April 1, 2010, or as permitted by contract, net prices for all titanium dioxide grades (TiO2) will increase by $150 (USD) per ton in Asia Pacific. Effective April 1, 2010, or as permitted by contract, net prices in China will increase by 1.5RMB/kg.Read more