Reichhold Announces Price Increase for European Composites Industry

Effective as of July 14th, 2014

DURHAM, N.C.--()--Reichhold announced today a price increase effective for all orders shipped on or after July 14, 2014 in Europe of 90 EUR/MT on all unsaturated polyester resins, vinyl ester resins and ancillary products.

Reichhold’s European operations have continued to experience increases in raw material costs due to tight availability. We appreciate the understanding of our customers as we continue doing everything possible to limit the impact of rising costs and limited raw material availability upon product pricing and supply.

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Reichhold Corporate Communications, +1-919-990-7876

About Reichhold

Founded in 1927, Reichhold, with its world headquarters and technology center in Durham, North Carolina, USA, is one of the world’s largest manufacturer 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:

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 pultrusion

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


Joan Grace, 919-990-7876


Joan Grace, 919-990-7876