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Perstorp Raises Costs for Capa™ Caprolactone Monomers & Polymers & Purified Isophthalic Acid

Published on 2012-02-10. Author : SpecialChem

Specialty chemicals company Perstorp will increase the price for its Capa™ Caprolactone monomer and polymers effective from March 1, 2012.

Effective from March 1, 2012 or as existing contracts permit, Perstorp will increase the price for its Capa™ Caprolactone monomer and polymers. Prices will be increased by up to €200/ton in Europe, £170/ton in UK , US$0.12/lb in North America, ¥20/kg in Japan and US$260/ton Asia & rest of the world.

The price increase is necessitated by increasing raw material prices that cannot be absorbed.

Perstorp also increased price for Purified Isophthalic Acid (PIA) with effect from 1 February or as existing contracts permit.

With effect from 1 February or as existing contracts permit, Perstorp will increase the price of Purified Isophthalic Acid (PIA) by US$200/MT (or €150/MT) in Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Europe.

The price increase is necessary due to higher operating costs mainly from raw materials and energy prices. Monthly prices continue to be offered only.

About Perstorp

Perstorp's focused performance culture creates resource-efficient and environmentally sustainable solutions for business clients within selected niches of organic and polymer chemistry. Perstorp creates Winning Formulas that offer much more than innovative chemical solutions. Its role in increasing application or product competitiveness, using specially formulated chemicals, gives that vital element of surprise in the marketplace. It works to provide a competitive edge that can make all the difference to customer's success. Its reliability in developing products, processes and a winning business relationship is about being an attentive partner that keeps its promises. Furthermore it have built a world class reputation by taking its responsibilities seriously.

Source: Perstorp


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