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Reichhold Announces Price Increase on Flame Retardant Unsaturated Polyester Resins and Vinyl Ester Resins Sold in the United States and Canada

July 15, 2015
By Business Wire News


Reichhold LLC 2 announced a price increase today of $0.05-$0.10 USD per pound on all bromine containing flame retardant resins. The selling price increase applies to all products sold in the United States and Canada. The increase is effective for all orders shipped on or after August 15th 2015.

Bill Schramm, Vice-President Commercial North American Composites stated “Recent increases to the cost of bromine and bromine containing raw materials leaves us no choice other than to raise our selling prices. We continue to aggressively work with our suppliers to mitigate these increases and appreciate the understanding of our customers as we continue do everything possible to limit the impact of rising costs and limited raw material availability upon product pricing and supply.”

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About Reichhold

Founded in 1927, Reichhold, with its world headquarters and technology center in Durham, North Carolina, USA, is the world’s largest manufacturer of unsaturated polyester resins and a leading supplier of coating resins for the industrial, transportation, building and construction, marine, consumer and graphic arts markets. Reichhold has manufacturing operations throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Reichhold’s composite brands are:

POLYLITE® Reinforced and non-reinforced applications

HYDREX® High performance resins designed specifically for excellent hydrolytic stability in applications such as boat building and spa manufacturing

NORPOL® Compounded products such as gel coats and bonding pastes

DION® Industrial and infrastructure resin products (previously branded ATLAC)

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