DSM will increase prices by $0.05/lb in North and South America. This increase will take effect for all orders shipped on or after 22 July 2016 where contracts allow.
While DSM 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’s sustainable long-term position as leading supplier of engineering plastics.
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