Reichhold Announces Price Increase for Unsaturated Polyester Resins, Vinyl Ester Resins, and All Other Related Products Sold in North America

Effective as of March 3, 2017

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Reichhold announced a price increase today on all unsaturated polyester
resins and vinyl esters of $0.08/lb USD.
The selling price increase applies to all products sold in the United
States and Canada and is effective for all orders shipped on or after March
3, 2017.

Lou Tirreno, Sales Director North American Composites, stated,
“Extremely tight supply conditions and limited feedstock availability in
the North American market, along with delayed first quarter turnarounds
continue to propel raw material prices higher. Reichhold continues to
work closely with its suppliers to minimize cost increases and the
impact they have on its customers.”

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About Reichhold

Founded in 1927, Reichhold, with its world headquarters and technology
center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA, is one of the
world’s largest manufacturers of unsaturated polyester resins and a
leading supplier of coating resins for the industrial, transportation,
building and construction, marine, consumer and graphic arts markets.
Reichhold has manufacturing operations throughout North America, Latin
America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Reichhold’s composite brands are:

ADVALITE™ Specialty vinyl hybrid liquid and monomer free hot melt
prepreg resin products for the Advanced Composites Market

POLYLITE® All standard Reichhold resin products
for composites, for both reinforced and non-reinforced applications

HYDREX® High-performance vinyl ester resins
designed specifically for excellent hydrolytic stability in applications
such as boat building and spa manufacturing

NORPOL® Compounded products, chiefly gelcoats
and bonding pastes; also the brand for LP-additives for SMC/BMC and

DION® Industrial resin products (especially
vinyl ester resins), including those for corrosion-resistant,
flame-retardant and pultrusion applications; also the brand for higher
performance polyester resins across all markets

ENVIROLITE® “GREEN” products containing
renewable and/or recycled materials


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