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Ascend Performance Materials announces price increase

Ascend Performance Materials has announced a price increase for its nylon 6,6 polymers, compounds and fibres due to escalating raw material costs.

19th January 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Houston, TX

Clothing/​Footwear, Industrial

Ascend Performance Materials has announced a price increase for its nylon 6,6 polymers, compounds and fibres.Ascend Performance Materials, a leading provider of high-quality plastics, fibres and chemicals, has announced a price increase for its nylon 6,6 polymers, compounds and fibres due to escalating raw material costs.

The price increase takes effect starting next month, and includes the following price changes:

  • Nylon 6,6 polymers, compounds and fibres in North America (US$ 0.10/lb). As contracts allow, and for non-contract business – price is determined on an order-by-order basis.
  • Nylon 6,6 polymers, compounds and fibres in Europe (EUR 0.20/kg). As contracts allow, and for non-contract business – price is determined on an order-by-order basis.
  • Nylon 6,6 polymers, compounds and fibres in Asia (US$ 0.22/kg). As contracts allow, and for non-contract business – price is determined on an order-by-order basis.

Customers should contact their local sales representative for additional information.

Ascend Performance Materials is a premium provider of high-quality plastics, fibres and chemicals and is a leading integrated producer of PA66 resin. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Ascend has eight global locations, including five fully-integrated manufacturing facilities located in the south-eastern US, all dedicated to the innovation and safe production of nylon 6,6.

With three of the world’s largest chemical processing facilities, Ascend’s materials form the building blocks for products used in everyday applications from apparel to airbags, cable ties to circuit boards and carpets to car parts.

www.ascendmaterials.com

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