Maastricht, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo is raising the prices for its hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber (HNBR) products sold globally under the Therban brand.
The company announced 3 April that in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia the price increase per tonne for Therban will be €600, ($650) effective as of 1 April.
In North America, Arlanxeo USA will increase prices as of 1 May by $650 per tonne for the products.
The adjustment, said Arlanxeo, is “necessary to secure a stable and reliable supply of our HNBR products.”
Therban products are used in high-performance applications, including automotive belts, hoses, seals and pump components.