January 19, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) — Solenis will increase prices on its process chemicals for pulp and paper manufacturing as well as its polyacrylamide (PAM) products for industrial water treatment in Asia Pacific, effective immediately or as contracts allow. A 5-10% increase will occur on select process chemicals and PAMs, while varying increases can be expected for different products and countries where there has been significant local currency devaluation.
"Increasing costs associated with key raw material, labor, transportation and production are driving this price increase," said Charles Robinson, senior vice president, Pulp and Paper. "Solenis continues to invest heavily in R&D and our manufacturing footprint to allow us to provide industry-leading product support and value to our pulp and paper customers."
"Solenis remains committed to controlling costs through process improvements to deliver high value, innovative solutions that our customers have come to expect," said Edward Connors, senior vice president, Industrial Water Technologies.
Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, packaging paper and board, tissue and towel, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, municipal, and pool and spa markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids and functional additives, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact and maintain healthy water. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 49 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 6,400 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. Solenis is a 2022 US Best Managed Company.
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