WEB EXCLUSIVE: Prices are rising this month and next for several materials by anywhere from 4¢ to 10¢/lb
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Prices are rising this month and next for several materials:
•Nylons: BASF hiked neat nylon 6 and 6/66 copolymers for extrusion and compounding by 10¢/lb Jan. 3.DSM added 12¢ to nylon 6 and copolymers for extrusion and fibers on Jan. 1.
•Styrenics: For Jan. 10, BASF posted hikes of 4¢/lb for SAN; 5¢ for ABS, MABS, and ASA; and 9¢ for ABS/nylon alloy.
•EPS: BASF aims to lift tabs 5¢ on Jan. 15.
•Ethylene copolymers: DuPont raised prices 10¢/lb on all its ethylene copolymers, including Surlyn, Binel, Selar, Nucrel, Elvax, Elvaloy, Entira, and Fusabond, as of Dec. 31.
•UHMW-PE: Ticona’s GUR UHMW-PE and GHR VHMW-PE are due to go up 18% on Feb. 1.