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LANXESS adjusts prices for engineering plastics
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS further increases the prices for its Durethan (PA 6, PA 6.6) compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa with effect from March 1, 2017. The adjustment is resulting from the continuing pressure on the raw material cost base.
The price increase amounts to 0.25 EUR/kg for Durethan A (polyamide 6.6) and 0.20 EUR/kg for Durethan B (polyamide 6).
LANXESS’s engineering plastics of the brand Durethan are mainly used for applications in the automotive industry plus the electrical/electronics industry.
LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.9 billion in 2015 and about 16,700 employees in 29 countries. The company is currently represented at 54 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, specialty chemicals and plastics. Through ARLANXEO, the joint venture with Saudi Aramco, LANXESS is also a leading supplier of synthetic rubber. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and FTSE4Good.
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