Elkem Silicones announces today a price increase, up to 40%, on all grade of its Bluesil® and Silbione® silicone masterbatches and compounds, effective for orders placed for 2019 or as contracts allow, in EMEA.
This price adjustment is essential to continue to bring value to our customers while supporting developments that enhance their competitiveness. Elkem Silicones remains committed to meeting the needs of its customers with high quality products, regulatory support, and reliable supply with customized valuable services. Elkem Silicones is investing to remain a sustainable partner who supports the growth in the silicone market.
Vincent Chartron, EMEA Market Manager for Silicone Rubbers
Press contact : Communication Department : + (33) 4 72 13 19 00
About Elkem Silicones
Elkem Silicones has more than 3,100 employees dedicated to providing silicone solutions with a personal touch that deliver your potential. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem, is one of the world's leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, operating 9 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 11 R&D centers around the globe. Based in Lyon, France, Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care and textiles. www.silicones.elkem.com
About Elkem ASA
Elkem is one of the world's leading providers of silicones and silicon solutions and uniquely positioned in the market through full ownership of the value chain from quartz to specialty silicones. Elkem also has strong positions in specialty foundry alloys and carbon materials. Headquartered in Oslo, Elkem has annual revenues of 21 billion NOK ($2.6 billion), employs 6,000 people and operates 27 production sites around the globe. The company has an extensive sales and R&D network to deliver innovative technologies and market-based solutions that contribute to a sustainable future. www.elkem.com