Global Composite Resin Price Change Report

CW announced the announcement of changes in resin prices for major material suppliers serving the composites manufacturing industry.

April 22, 2019

Ashland Global Holdings Ltd. has announced price increases for all North American products, including the United States, Canada and Mexico. The increase is as follows:

Phthalate resin: $0.06/lb
All other unsaturated polyester resins: $0.04/lb
Vinyl esters, flame retardants and specialty resins: $0.05/lb
Chlorendic-based resin: $0.09/lb
All gel coats and pigments: $0.05/lb
The increase is valid for April 22, 2019 or as permitted by the contract.

March 26, 2019
Polynt Composites, all unsaturated polyester formulations sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, vinyl esters and gel coats, add €80/ton. Effective from April 1, 2019.

March 21, 2019

AOC Aliancys has announced an increase in prices for all products sold in the Americas, including the US, Canada, Mexico and Latin America. The increase is as follows:

Polyester and vinyl ester resin: 3%
Gel coat: 3-5% (depending on the product)
Pigment dispersion: 5%
Increase the validity of all goods or contracts allowed on or after April 14, 2019.

August 28, 2018

Ashland, North America, all resin and gel coats increased by $0.05/lb, effective September 12, 2018, or as permitted by contract.

August 22, 2018

AOC Aliancys, the price rose by 0.04 US dollars / lb. All polyester resins, gel coats and pigments are CND $ 0.115 / Kg in the US and Canada; valid for all goods on or after September 8, 2018.

August 22, 2018

AOC Aliancys, the price rose by 0.04 US dollars / lb. Suitable for all polyester resins, gel coats and pigments sold in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and South America. Applicable to all shipments on or after September 8, 2018.

August 19, 2018

AOC Aliancys, the price of all products sold in Europe, the Middle East and India, rose by €100/ton. Applicable to all new deliveries after September 1, 2018.

June 27, 2018

Polynt Composites USA Inc., an all-unsaturated polyester resin, vinyl ester resin, gel coat and related products increased by $0.06/lb. Effective July 16, 2018.

June 22, 2018

AOC, the price rose by $0.06/lb. For all products, Canada’s US and CND $ 0.175 / Kg are valid for all orders shipped on or after July 1, 2018.

June 22, 2018

AOC, all products sold in Latin America (including Mexico and the Caribbean), rose by $0.06/lb, valid for all orders shipped on or after July 10, 2018.

May 24, 2018
Ashland, North American maleic anhydride increased by $0.06/lb. Effective from June 7, 2018, or as permitted by contract.

April 3, 2018
AOC, all vinyl ester-containing products in Asia increased by $0.15/kg. Applicable to all shipments after April 17, 2018.

March 29, 2018
AOC, all vinyl ester-containing products increased by $0.10/lb. Latin America, including Mexico and the Caribbean. Applicable to all shipments after April 10, 2018.

March 27, 2018
AOC, all vinyl ester-containing products in Europe increased by €200/ton. Applicable to all shipments after April 2, 2018.

March 19, 2018
AOC, all vinyl ester-containing products increased by $0.10/lb. For the US and Canada, CND $ 0.275 / Kg. Effective from April 7, 2018, or as per the contract; includes all lists and lists/supported prices.

March 16, 2018
Ashland, AME, Derakane and Hetron resins, as well as various other epoxy vinyl esters and specialty resins in North America, are increased by $0.08-0.12/lb depending on grade. Other Ashland brand specialty resins will rise by $0.06/lb. Effective from April 1, 2018, or as permitted by contract.

March 7, 2018
The price of raw materials sold by the company in North America increased: bisphenol A increased by 0.07 US dollars / lb, EPON liquid epoxy resin increased by 0.10 US dollars / lb, EPON solid epoxy resin increased by 0.10 US dollars / lb. The EPIKOTE resin solution increased by $0.09/lb. Effective from April 1, 2018, or as permitted by contract.

February 27, 2018
Aliancys, which sells all products in Europe, the Middle East and India, adds €150/ton. Applicable to all shipments on or after March 1, 2018.

February 5, 2018
AOC, which sells all products in Latin America, adds $0.05/lb. Applicable to all shipments on or after February 20, 2018.

February 5, 2018
Ashland, a maleic anhydride sold in North America, increased by $0.04/lb. Effective from February 19, 2018, or as per the contract and price agreement.

February 1, 2018
Polynt Composites, all unsaturated polyesters, vinyl esters and gel coats sold in Europe, add €100/ton. Effective from February 15, 2018.

January 30, 2018
The blend of unsaturated polyester resins sold by Aliancys, Europe, the Middle East and India increased by €100/tonne. Applicable to all new deliveries after February 1, 2018.

January 26, 2018
AOC, all vinyl ester products outside the US and Canada, increased by $0.10/lb. Applicable to all shipments on or after February 3, 2018.

January 24, 2018
Aliancys, which sells all vinyl esters and specialty resins in Europe, the Middle East and India, adds €150/t. Applicable to all new deliveries after February 1, 2018.

January 18, 2018
AOC, all vinyl ester products sold in the US and Canada, increased by US$0.10/lb in the US and US$0.275/kg in Canada. Applicable to all shipments on or after February 3, 2018 or as permitted by the contract; including all lists and lists/supported prices.

January 18, 2018
Ashland, AME, Derakane and Hetron resins, as well as other epoxy vinyl esters and specialty resins sold in North America, increased by $0.10/lb. Effective from February 1, 2018, or as permitted by contract.

January 3, 2018,
China’s fiberglass manufacturer CTG is implementing a Chinese government-authorized initiative that will help improve China’s and global environment. As part of this effort, CTG has and will continue to bear the increased costs associated with this effort. As a result, due to the increased costs associated with energy and raw materials, and the costs incurred by the company in implementing the above initiatives, it may be necessary to pass some of these costs on to its customers during 2018.

January 3, 2018
AOC, all products sold in Europe, increased by €100/ton. Applicable to all orders shipped on or after January 15, 2018.