Perstorp, Sweden - Speciality chemicals company Perstorp is raising prices on a number of products from 1 Jan 2008, or as existing contracts permit.
Perstorp will increase prices for
• pentaerythritol by Euro 220/tonne in Europe , 10 c/lb in the Americas and $ 340/tonne in all other markets; ]
• trimethylolpropane (TMP) by Euro 210/tonne in Europe, 15 c/lb in North America and $330/tonne in all other markets
* neopentyl glycol by Euro 150/tonne in Europe, 10 c/lb in North America and $ 220/tonne on all other markets.
Perstorp will also increase the price for NX 795 ester alcohol in Europe by EUR 50/MT and on overseas markets by USD 75/MT
The company said it is raising prices due to the "substantially higher cost of operation, mainly related to raw materials, energy and logistics."