October 8, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) — Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by five to 20 percent on all process, functional and water treatment chemicals globally, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. The price increase is necessary due to the steep increase in raw material costs and the supply-demand tightness experienced throughout 2018 which is expected to continue and increase during 2019.
"Solenis continues to partner with customers to deliver high-quality products and innovative solutions which create value," said Varun Ratta, Senior Vice President of Product and Pricing Management. "We remain deeply committed to controlling, and where possible, mitigating costs and increasing operational efficiencies in order to provide differentiated technologies and reliability to our customers."
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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