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Solenis to Increase Prices on all Wet Strength and Sizing Product Lines in North America

Solenis (AKD) sizing products

June 12, 2017 - Solenis announced that it will increase prices by seven percent on most (AKD) sizing products and all wet strength products across the North America region, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow.

Solenis said the price increase is necessary due to the increase in certain raw material costs combined with a tightening overall global supply chain.

“We are unable to absorb the impact of the increased costs that we are currently experiencing but we will continue to work in partnership with our customers to help mitigate the increases,” said Jose Santolaya, global product director, Functional Chemicals, Pulp and Paper.

Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water intensive industries, including the pulp, paper. To learn more, please visit:

SOURCE: Solenis