19 September 2007
Effective October 1st, 2007 or as existing contracts permit specialty chemicals company, Perstorp, announces price increases on a number of products.
Perstorp will increase prices for speciality polyols as follows:
Product Increase in €/MT Increase in $/MT
Di-Penta 200 400
Micronized polyols 100 140
Charmor 100 140
TMPO 100 140
CTF 75 100
BEPD 100 140
Alkoxylates 200 280
TMPME 100 140
Polyol PX 25 35
Perstorp will increase the price for basic polyols as follows:
Pentaerythritol (Penta) by EUR 90/MT in Europe, 3 c/lb in the Americas and USD 125/MT in all other markets; Trimethylolpropane (TMP) by EUR 70/MT in Europe, 3 c/lb in North America and USD 100/MT in all other markets. Neopentyl Glycol (Neo) will increase by EUR 70/MT in Europe, 3 c/lb in North America and USD 100/MT on all other markets.
Perstorp will increase the price for 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid by EUR 40/MT in Europe and USD 50/MT in all other markets.
Prices are being increased due to the market conditions and higher cost of operation mainly related to raw materials, energy and logistics.