March 6, 2017
Kuraray Co., Ltd.
The Elastomers Business Unit will raise the transaction prices of following Elastomer products in all regions effective April 1, 2017 or as existing supply agreements allow ALL SEPTON, HYBRAR and TU-Polymer: $0.50 per kilogram. ($0.23 per pound)
Increasing feedstock prices during the course of 2016 and early 2017 have increased the costs to produce these specialty high performance materials. It is necessary to recover a portion of these increases to ensure ongoing supply and new product innovation.