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.
Lanxess increases prices for engineering plastics