The price increase of €100/tonne is effective for all orders shipped on, or after, 17 May 2010, in Europe.

“Key raw material prices continue to rise beyond our ability to absorb these additional costs and a price increase is necessary,” says Alberto Piccinotti, Reichhold commercial vice president, Composites EMEA.

Reichhold, headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA, supplies unsaturated polyester resins and coating resins for various markets.