LANXESS increases prices for inorganic pigments

Bayferrox iron oxide and chromium oxide pigments
The fields of application for synthetic iron and chromium oxide pigments from specialty chemicals company LANXESS are broad. Bayferrox and Colortherm are the main product groups used for coloration in the construction, paints and coatings and plastics industry. These high-tinting-strength inorganic pigments are produced according to strict sustainability criteria. Photo: LANXESS AG

Specialty chemical company LANXESS is raising its prices for iron oxide and chrome oxide pigments worldwide with immediate effect. Prices for iron oxide pigments will increase by EUR 110 per metric ton and for chrome oxide pigments by EUR 220 per metric ton or its equivalent in local currency. Customers will be contacted individually regarding the specifics of the measure as it applies to their products or regions.

The LANXESS Inorganic Pigments business unit is the world's largest manufacturer of synthetic iron oxides and a leading producer of inorganic chrome oxides. These products have a track record going back many decades as colorants for building materials, paints and coatings, plastics, paper and other applications. These high-tinting-strength inorganic pigments are produced according to strict sustainability criteria.

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