Celanese Increases Price for Engineered Materials Products

April 02 2018

Celanese Corporation increased prices on its Hostaform / Celcon Polyacetal (POM) grades, PBT [e.g. Celanex PBT, Impet PET, Vandar PBT Alloys], GUR ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene grades and LCP [Vectra, Zenite, Thermx] grades, Forprene (TPV), Laprene (TPE-S) and Forflex (TPO) grades.

Effective April 1, 2018, prices will increase as follows, or as contracts otherwise allow.

Product: Hostaform and Celcon Polyacetal (POM)
Americas ($/kg): 0.3
Europe (euro/kg): 0.3
Asia ($/kg): 0.3

Product: PBT
Americas ($/kg): 0.2
Europe (euro/kg): 0.2
Asia ($/kg): 0.2

Product: GUR UHMW-PE
Americas ($/kg): 0.2
Europe (euro/kg): 0.2
Asia ($/kg): 0.2

Product: LCP in %
Americas ($/kg): 10%
Europe (euro/kg): 10%
Asia ($/kg): 10%

Product: Forprene (TPV) and Forflex (TPO) in %
Americas ($/kg): 5% (min. 0.10 $/kg.)
Europe (euro/kg): 5% (min. 0.10 euro/kg.)
Asia ($/kg): 5% (min. 0.10 euro/kg.)

Product: Laprene (TPE-S)
Americas ($/kg): 5% (min. 0.10 $/kg.)
Europe (euro/kg): 5% (min. 0.10 euro/kg.)
Asia ($/kg): 5% (min. 0.10 euro/kg.)

Individual grades may be subject to a higher increase than specified above.

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