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DSM announces global price increases for high performance plastics

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that significant and continuing cost increases of main raw materials.

BASF increases prices for pigments, dyes and preparations worldwide

BASF will increase prices for pigments, dyes and preparations by up to 15% percent worldwide.

LANXESS increases prices for solvent dyes

LANXESS globally increases the prices by up to 20 percent

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.

North American PE and PP resin prices both slide in May

North American PP resin prices slipped for the second straight month in May, while prices for PE resin also decreased after a flat month.

Processors seek to shore up depleted inventories

Spot resin trading continued to hum along at a healthy pace the week of April 10, reports the PlasticsExchange in its Market Update.

Producing biodegradable plastic just got cheaper and greener

Researchers from the KU Leuven Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis now present a way to make the PLA production process more simple and waste-free.

DSM announces polyamide 6 price increase

DSM will increase the price for its Akulon and Novamid polyamide 6 polymers and compounds in Europe by 150 euro/ton.

Prices of Evonik's plastics to rise

The Business Line Interface & Performance of Evonik is increasing the prices of its products up to 10%.

Evonik increases prices for PMMA products

Effective October 1 Evonik will increase prices for Plexiglas and Deglas by 6 percent.

BASF increases prices for butanediol and derivatives

The price adjustments is caused mainly by the increase of raw material cost.

Lanxess increases prices for NBR

Specialty chemicals group increased prices for nitrile-butadiene rubber by 100 euro per tone.

Styron Europe increases PS prices

The September prices for polystyrene, copolymer and expandable polystyrene will rise by 90-110 euro.

Styron announced price increases for PS, ABS and SAN

The price increases are in response to the rising costs of manufacturing of polystyrene and copolymers grades in Europe.

PE prices rise in Europe

Dow Europe announced a price increase for polyethylene by 100 euros per metric ton.