Lanxess increases prices for engineering plastics

Lanxess increases prices for engineering plastics
Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is raising its prices due to the increasing raw material costs with immediate effect for its engineering plastics of the brands Durethan A (polyamide 6.6) and Pocan (polybutylene terephthalate – PBT, blends).

For polyamide 6.6 compounds, the adjustment will be EUR 0.60 per kilogram and will affect Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

The increase for PBT compounds per kilogram amounts to
- EUR 0.20 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa,
- USD 0.15 in the region Asia Pacific,
- USD 0.15 in North America and Canada.

For specific grades of both brands the increase may be higher.

Source: Lanxess