SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, May 1, 2019 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices on all Basoplast surface sizing products by up to 10% across the EMEA region, effective May 1, 2019 or as customer contracts allow. The price increase is necessary due to the shortage of potato starch in Europe, in addition to, the shortage and increased prices of other key raw materials.
Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, 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 41 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of approximately 5,200 professionals in 120 countries across five continents.