Reichhold Announces Price Increase for European Composites Industry

Effective as of April 01, 2016

DURHAM, N.C.--()--Reichhold announced today a price increase effective for all orders shipped on or after April 01, 2016 in Europe of 80 EUR/MT on all unsaturated polyester resins, vinyl ester resins and ancillary products.

This increase is an unavoidable consequence of styrene and other raw materials recent cost rise.

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 on our product pricing and supply.

For more information on Reichhold’s technologies for the composites industry, visit or e-mail

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

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:


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


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


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


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


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


“GREEN” products containing renewable and/or recycled materials


Joan Grace, +1-919-990-7876


Joan Grace, +1-919-990-7876