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LANXESS Adjusts Prices for PA and PBT Compounds

31 January 2017

LANXESS has announced adapted prices for its Durethan and Pocan compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA region) with effect from 1  February 2017, a measure resulting from the increasing pressure on the raw material cost base.

The price increase amounts to 0.10 EUR/kg for Durethan A (polyamide 6.6), 0.20 EUR/kg for Durethan B (polyamide 6) and 0.10 EUR/kg for Pocan (Polybutylene terephthalate, blends).

According to LANXESS, both product lines comprise exceptionally versatile polymer materials that are used to make a number of technically sophisticated components. Fields of application for products made of Durethan and Pocan are the automotive industry plus the electrical/electronics industry, construction, medicine, and the sports and leisure sectors.

LANXESS explains that it is currently represented at 54 production sites worldwide with its core business in the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, specialty chemicals and plastics. Through ARLANXEO, the joint venture with Saudi Aramco, LANXESS is also a supplier of synthetic rubber. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and FTSE4Good.

 






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