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DSM announces global price increases for several high performance plastics

Singapore, SG, 15 Feb 2018 11:00 CET

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 throughout 2017 and early 2018 have caused DSM Engineering Plastics to increase prices globally for several polyamide and thermoplastic polyester products, effective 1 April or as contracts allow. The price increases are as follows:
  • Akulon® polyamide (nylon) 6 and 66 products will increase by the equivalent of €175 per metric ton
  • Arnite® polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) products will increase by the equivalent of €175 per metric ton
  • Stanyl® polyamide 46 products will increase by the equivalent of €350 per metric ton
  • Arnitel® co-polyester elastomer (COPE) products will increase by the equivalent of €225 per metric ton.