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3B Fibreglass announces price increases

News International-French

16 Oct 2013

3B-the fibreglass company announces price increases of its direct roving and chopped strand products by 9%, and of its continuous filament mat by 5% for all shipments as of January 1st, 2014.

The price increases will be made to compensate for the continued rise in raw material, energy and transportation costs, which have a direct and substantial impact on the cost price of 3B’s fibreglass products.  
3B-the fibreglass company continuously seeks to improve the productivity of its manufacturing plants and to streamline its supply chain to offset higher material costs. 3B remains committed to supporting the Composites Industry, partnering with its customers to develop innovative solutions and supporting their global growth objectives.

About 3B-the fibreglass company:
3B-the fibreglass company is a leading developer and supplier of fibreglass products and technologies for the reinforcement of thermoplastic and thermoset polymers. This dynamic and entrepreneurial company has three state-of-the-art fibreglass manufacturing facilities in Battice (Belgium), Birkeland (Norway) and Goa (India) as well as a dedicated R&D Centre located in the heart of Europe. 3B’s ambition is to be the thermoplastic reinforcement global leader, the wind energy solution provider and the business development partner for innovative composite applications. This growth agenda builds upon three strategic drivers that are sustainability, technological innovation and a global presence to most effectively service our international customers.
The company is the only major fibreglass producer operating fully 100 percent boron-free glass fibre manufacturing platforms with ECR glass formulations delivering significantly improved corrosion resistance, improved stiffness, higher temperature resistance and longer service life. The company operates two unique eco-responsible and high performance glass technologies, HiPer-tex and Advantex glass in its European plants. These two well established brands combine durability with eco-responsibility and versatility, making them the materials of choice for a wide range of industries. With a sound foundation of unique assets, 3B is committed to designing reliable and durable fibreglass solutions available globally.

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