LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, June 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Driven by continued increases in cost of raw materials, transportation, and energy, as well as restricted availability of selected raw materials, BASF will increase prices for paper wet-end and water chemicals in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) by up to 10 percent, effective July 1, 2018 or as existing contracts allow.
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PARSIPPANY, NJ, June 14, 2018 (Press Release) -Sun Chemical will increase the prices of all ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) inks in Europe by 4-6 percent, effective July 1, 2018.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, May 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Beginning July 1, 2018, Buckman will implement a $0.02 to 0.04/pound price increase on all products sold and delivered to customers in North America. The change is being driven by limited capacity, a shortage of drivers, new freight regulations and rising cost of fuel.Read more
HELSINKI, May 8, 2018 (Press Release) -Effective June 1, 2018, to offset rapid and unprecedented increases in freight costs, Kemira will implement a $0.02/pound price adjustment for all Process & Functional Chemicals sold on a delivered basis to pulp and paper customers in North America. The increase will apply to all customers whose price has not been previously adjusted for freight during 2018 and is independent of any future price adjustments based on raw material and manufacturing cost changes.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, April 23, 2018 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by five to 30 percent on all process chemicals, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. The price increases are due to increases in key raw material costs, escalating freight costs and decreased market availability of several raw materials.Read more
HELSINKI, April 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces price increases for all colorant products globally.
The price increase of 15-25% for all colorants will become effective for shipments made on or after April 15, 2018 or as contracts allow. While Kemira continues to take actions to mitigate the impact of increasing costs, it is necessary to adjust our pricing in order to compensate for the rapid and recurring increases in key raw materials and transportation costs.Read more
PARSIPPANY, NJ, April 2, 2018 (Press Release) -Due to continued shortages and ongoing cost pressure in silicone and silicone-based materials, Sun Chemical will increase prices by 30 percent on its entire silicone-based product line in North America, effective May 1, 2018.Read more
LUDWIGSBURG, Germany, March 22, 2018 (Press Release) -Effective March 26, 2018, or as existing contracts allow, BASF will increase its prices in EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) for polymer dispersions by up to 80 euros per metric ton and acrylic hotmelts as well as redispersible powders by up to 140 euros per metric ton.
The price adjustments are necessary due to continued increase of raw material costs and general expenses (e.g. freight costs).Read more