Denka raises neoprene prices again

LaPlace, Louisiana – Denka Performance Elastomer (DPE), which took over Dupont’s neoprene business in November 2015, has announced price rises for its polychloroprene rubber.

In a 28 Feb letter to its customers, Denka said the increase, effective 1 April, will be minimum $600 (€570) per tonne for the US and other global markets.

The company had already applied price rises of $400 (€380) per tonne for the material in February, in addition to another price rise late last year.

Denka Performance Elastomer was established in 2015 as a…

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