ARLANXEO to increase prices for its Keltan (EPDM) products

Geleen/Maastricht - ARLANXEO raises its prices for Ethylene propylene diene rubber grades (EPDM) globally.

In Europe, Middle East and Africa the price adjustment will be up to 125 EUR per metric ton and effective as of January 15th, 2018.

In Latin America and APAC (excl. Greater China) will be up to 150 USD per metric ton and effective as of January 15th, 2018.

In Greater China ARLANXEO has contacted its customers individually regarding a price increase in December.

ARLANXEO distributes EPDM rubber under the brand name Keltan. EPDM products are used in applications like automotive, building and construction, plastics modification, consumer goods, cable and wire, and tubes.

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ARLANXEO is a world-leading synthetic rubber company with sales of around EUR 2.7 billion in 2016, about 3,800 employees and a presence at 20 production sites in nine countries. The company’s core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of high-performance rubber for use in, for example, the automotive and tire industries, the construction industry, and the oil and gas industries. ARLANXEO was established in April 2016 as a joint venture of LANXESS and Saudi Aramco.

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