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DSM announces Akulon price increase

News International-French

31 Jan 2012

Due to escalating raw material costs, DSM Engineering Plastics - Americas, Inc. will increase the price of Akulon polyamide polymer for use in fibers and extrusion effective for all orders shipped on or after February 1st 2012.

The specific increase is as follows:

Akulon® polyamide 6 polymer +$0.10 per pound
Novamid® copolyamide 6/6,6 +$0.10 per pound

While DSM Engineering Plastics continues to pursue and implement cost savings initiatives targeted at absorbing the impact of the raw material escalations, this additional increase is necessary to ensure DSM Engineering Plastics’ sustainable long-term growth.


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Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM’s 22,000 employees deliver annual net sales of over €9 billion. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext.


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