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Lanxess increases prices for inorganic pigments

Lanxess increases prices for inorganic pigments

Lanxess is raising its prices for inorganic pigments globally with immediate effect, subject to existing agreements. Quotations will be increased by EUR 150 minimum per metric ton or its equivalent in local currency.


Wacker to raise prices for silicones globally

Wacker to raise prices for silicones globally

Wacker is to raise prices for its entire silicones product range. The price increases vary between 10 and 20 percent and will be effective for material shipped from April onwards, as customer contracts allow.


Lanxess raises prices for compounds

Lanxess raises prices for compounds

Specialty chemicals group Lanxess is increasing prices for its engineering plastics with immediate effect or as contracts allow. The adjustment affects Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The increase for individual products of the brands is as follows


Weekly report on plastics industry

Weekly report on plastics industry

The economic situation of the plastics industry did not change significantly compared to the previous week. Bigger changes are expected after Easter. Many people assume that some companies may not start up after the holidays.


BASF increase prices for polymer dispersions

BASF increase prices for polymer dispersions

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.


Clariant to increase prices for all masterbatch

Clariant to increase prices for all masterbatch

Global price of masterbatch and compound products containing titanium dioxide, carbon black, pigments, dyes and several additives increase effective February 1st 2018 or as soon as contracts allow.