LUDWIGSBURG, Germany, Jan. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Driven by continued increases in cost of raw materials, transportation, and energy, BASF will increase prices for wet-end paper chemicals in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) by 4 to 12 percent, effective February 1, 2018 or as existing contracts allow.
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NAPERVILLE, IL, Jan. 9, 2018 (Press Release) -Nalco Water, an Ecolab company (ECL), today announces a price increase for all North America Paper industry segments. Pricing for most Nalco Water programs will increase between ten and fifteen percent. This price increase is effective February 5th 2018, or when customer contracts allow.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 20, 2017 (Press Release) -Kemira, the leading global chemicals company serving customers in pulp & paper industry and other water intensive industries, announces price increases of up to 25% for its process chemical product lines.
The price adjustment of process chemicals are a result of challenging key raw material and energy supply situation as well as the rising transportation cost of raw material and finished goods.
The price increases of the process chemicals will become effective on January 1st, 2018 or as contracts and other conditions allow.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, Dec. 15, 2017 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices for process chemicals and alkaline sizing products for the pulp and paper industry. Process chemicals will increase up to 25 percent effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. Alkaline and AKD sizing products will increase by 15 to 25 percent. These price increases are necessary due to the increase in certain raw material costs combined with a tightening overall global supply chain.
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PARSIPPANY, NJ, Dec. 15, 2017 (Press Release) -Due to a massive shortage in silicones and silicone-based materials from manufacturers, Sun Chemical will increase prices by 35 percent on its entire silicone-based product line in North America, effective January 15, 2018.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, Dec. 11, 2017 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by up to 10 percent, varying by product, on all industrial water treatment product lines across EMEA, effective January 1, 2018 or as customer contracts allow. The price increase is necessary due to the significant increase in certain raw material costs combined with other inflationary cost pressures associated with energy and transportation.
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HELSINKI, Dec. 8, 2017 (Press Release) -Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in pulp & paper and other water intensive industries, announces price increases of 10-25% across its main sizing product lines and FennoSize-products.
The price adjustments of the AKD-wax and -emulsions result from a challenging raw material situation and increased costs within the AKD-wax supply chain. The price increases of the ASA-sizes are driven mainly by increased raw material costs and tight olefin supply globally. Olefins are the main raw material of the ASA-products.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 5, 2017 (Press Release) -Kemira announces a price increase for its paper wet strength products in EMEA. The adjustment will be effective immediately or as customer contracts allow.
The price increase of the wet strength chemicals will be up to 15%, depending on the specific formulations and can differ in selected geographies. This adjustment is necessary due to significant increase in key raw material costs.Read more