Latest News

Displayed news per page   

2017-10-16 - 11:55

Lanxess: Price increase for brominated flame retardants

The Additives business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS globally increases the prices for its polydibromostyrene products (PDBS) and its branded decadibromophenyl ethane (DPDPE) flame retardant, Firemaster 2100R, up to 15 percent for each product effective November 1, 2017. The PDBS brominated...

2017-10-02 - 14:22

Lanxess: Price increase for urethane products

With immediate effect the Urethane Systems business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS increases prices for its products as follows: EMEA: Adiprene / Vibrathane and other urethane prepolymers will rise by up to EUR 0.80/kg, depending on the product grade Vibracure and other urethane curatives...


FKuR develops TPE for highly transparent applications

Under the brand name Macoprene®, FKuR Polymers GmbH, Willich, offers compounds of thermoplastic elastomers and has now expanded its product range with transparent TPE...

2017-09-22 - 06:06

LyondellBasell Begins Production at New PP Compounding Plant in Dalian, China

LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, yesterday announced the successful startup of a new 20 kilotonne per year polypropylene (PP) compounding plant in Dalian, China. This is the company's third facility in China, strategically located to serve the...

2017-09-21 - 14:48

Americhem: Price increase for color and additive products

Americhem Inc., a global provider of color and additive solutions for polymeric products, has announced a global price increase for all color and additive products effective October 1, 2017. This increase is a result of inflationary adjustments on raw materials, energy, freight and packaging costs,...

2017-09-20 - 06:08

Arkema: Expansion of PVDF production capacities in Calvert City

Arkema announced to increase fluoropolymer ("Kynar" PVDF) capacity at its Calvert City plant in the United States by some 20 percent. The expansion is fueled by strong demand in the new energies and water management markets as well as in more traditional applications (chemical process industry and high...

2017-09-14 - 06:04

Ascend: Price increase for intermediate materials

Ascend Performance Materials announced a price increase for its nylon intermediate materials. The price increase takes effect October 1, as contracts allow, and includes the following price changes: Acrylonitrile (AN): $0.12/lb Hexamethylene Diamine (HMD): $0.14/lb Adiponitrile (ADN): $0.14/lb...

2017-09-13 - 06:02

Ascend: Global price increase for PA66

Ascend Performance Materials announced a global price increase for all of its "Vydyne" branded polymers, compounds and fibers. The price increase takes effect October 1, or as contracts allow, and includes the following price changes: Europe: 0,20 €/kg North America: 0,10 $/lb Asia: 0,22 $/kg

2017-09-08 - 09:06

Ashland: Price increase on all resins and gelcoats in North America

Ashland recently announced it will increase the price of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins, epoxy vinyl ester resins and gelcoats in North America by $0.09/lb. effective September 18, 2017, or as contracts allow. This increase is primarily driven by continued escalation of...

2017-09-06 - 10:17

Elix Polymers: Price increases for ABS products in September

Elix Polymers, producer of ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) resins and derivatives in Europe, has announced price increases for all the ABS and Intermediates products with effect 1st of September as follows: • "Elix" ABS: + € 150,- / ton • "Elix" 100 Series: + € 90,- / ton • "Elix" 200 Series:...

2017-09-04 - 09:23

Trinseo: Price Increases for Polystyrene and Copolymers in Europe

Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, and its affiliate companies in Europe announced today price increases for all polystyrene (PS), ABS and SAN grades. Effective September 1, 2017, or as existing contract terms allow, the contract and...

  previous 10 news

Please find more information in German.

You wish to have news about your company and your products published here?
Please send your information and press reports to or give us a call!

Latest entries in the buyers guide

Premix Oy
FI-00520 Rajamäki, Finland

Friedel Kunststoffrecycling GmbH
89558 Böhmenkirch-Treffelhausen, Germany

410605 Oradea, Romania

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG
58513 Lüdenscheid, Germany

Listgrove Ltd
40468 Düsseldorf, Germany

Enter the buyers guide

Trade representatives & agencies
If you seek trade representatives or agencies at home and abroad, or would like yourself to offer trade representation, then you will find the optimum area for it here.

4 offers from companies
1 offers from trade representatives

Insert own entries free of charge

Latest Top-News
Current material prices
Average prices of offers
in the material exchange
PP Bales [€/kg]