MACON, GA, Jan. 1, 2017 (Press Release) -KaMin LLC announced today that it will increase prices for hydrous kaolin clay products for the global industrial market 6-8% effective January 1, 2017, or as contracts allow. “This price increase is necessary to ensure our long term sustainability,” stated Mark Gillespie, Vice President of Commercial. “KaMin has invested heavily during the past four years, ensuring our long term commitment to the paper industry.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 1, 2016 (Press Release) -Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces price increase for its polymer product line across all European countries. The adjustment will be effective January 1, 2017 or as customer contracts allow.
The increase will be an average of 5%, depending on the specific customer segment and applications, and can differ for specific product types in selected geographies. This adjustment is necessary due to overall increased production and supply costs.Read more
STAMFORD, CT, Dec. 8, 2016 (PRNewswire) -Tronox Limited announced today on behalf of its subsidiary companies price increases effective January 1, 2017 or as contracts allow, for all Tronox titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades of: US$0.07 per pound in North America; €150 per metric ton or $160 per metric ton in US dollar markets in European, Middle Eastern, and African markets; and US$150 per metric ton in Asia Pacific and Latin American markets.
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BEACHWOOD, OH, Nov. 8, 2016 (Press Release) -OMNOVA Solutions today announced a price increase of $0.06/wet pound on all styrene-butadiene, styrene-acrylic and acrylic latex polymers sold into the Americas, effective November 15, 2016, or as contracts allow. This pricing action is necessitated by recent increases in the cost of manufacturing these products.Read more
DALLAS, Oct. 14, 2016 (Press Release) -Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company and a global leader in VAE emulsions, announced today it will increase the price of vinyl acetate based emulsions sold in the Americas. Vinyl acetate homopolymer and vinyl acrylic emulsions will increase by up to $0.03 / wet pound effective November 15, 2016, or as contracts allow. Vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) emulsions will increase by up to $0.05 / wet pound effective November 15, 2016, or as contracts allow.Read more
HELSINKI, Oct. 13, 2016 (Press Release) -Kemira will implement a price increase of up to 15 % for selected AKD (alkyl ketene dimer) wax based sizing products in APAC. The adjustment will be immediately implemented or as the existing AKD wax contracts allow. The price adjustment is a result of increased costs within the AKD-wax supply chain. AKD-wax is the main raw material for AKD-sizing products.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, Sept. 22, 2016 (Press Release) -Solenis announced today a global price increase on all process and water products effective October 15, 2016 or as customer contracts allow. The price adjustments will be 2 to 4 percent dependent upon products, services and geographic region.Read more
ROSWELL, GA, Sept. 20, 2016 (Business Wire) -Imerys Carbonates North America announces a price increase for its calcium carbonate products. The increase is effective as of December 1, 2016 and is subject to any provisions in individual contracts. Prices will increase an average of 2 to 10 percent depending upon product grade and packaging.Read more