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Michelin raising tyre prices in USA, Canada

5th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin North America says that prices for selected Michelin and BFGoodrich passenger and light truck tyres will increase by up to five per cent from 1 September. Specific details haven’t been publicly announced – Michelin invites its customers to “discuss details concerning the price increase directly with account managers.”

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Birla Carbon North America increases prices

2nd August 2019 | 0 Comments

Effective 1 September 2019, Birla Carbon will increase specialty carbon black prices in North America by 9 per cent. All shipments made on or after this date are subject to the price increase.

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Trelleborg Wheel Systems increases prices 3-5% across product range

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has announced a price increase of three to five per cent on its product range. The price increase will be effective from the first quarter of 2019, and will be applied globally to all brands in the Trelleborg Wheel Systems product portfolio. The manufacturer said the price increase has been driven by inflation and rising energy and labour costs.

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DuPont increases Zytel and Crastin prices

15th January 2019 | 0 Comments

DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers has announced that it will increase the prices of its DuPont Zytel products by the equivalent of $400 per metric tonne and DuPont Crastin products by the equivalent of $200 per metric tonne.

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Michelin increasing prices in North America

14th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Michelin North America has announced increases for US national account prices of up to eight per cent for all commercial brands, products and services. The new pricing takes effect 1 December 2018. Separately, prices for car, light truck and two-wheeler tyres sold under the Michelin, BFGoodrich and Uniroyal brands in the United States and Canada will increase by up to five per cent, effective 1 January 2019.

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USA price increase for Pirelli car/light truck tyres

13th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Prices for Pirelli car and light truck tyres sold in the US market will rise from 1 January 2019. Pirelli says the increase will be up to six per cent on average; it says it is implementing the new pricing in response to higher raw materials prices and “growing investment in the development of new technologically advanced products.”

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Online tyre prices falling

Online tyre prices falling

21st September 2018 | 0 Comments

Looking at the market as a whole, online tyre prices have fallen on average since the start of 2018. According to the latest data supplied by market research specialists at Encircle Marketing, online tyre prices in August 2018 were 1 per cent lower on average than in January. However, the data is not uniform across the sector and different online tyre retailers (otherwise known as e-tailers) have different pricing policies.

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DuPont increases Zytel prices globally

31st August 2018 | 0 Comments

Polymer producer DuPont has announce that it will increase its Zytel prices globally. Effective from 1 October, or as soon as contracts allow, DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers is increasing the price of Zytel products by the equivalent of $550 per metric tonne.

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All-season tyre prices continue to grow, winter prices flatten

All-season tyre prices continue to grow, winter prices flatten

31st July 2018 | 0 Comments

Earlier research based on point of sales system-based sell-out data shows that mid-range all-season tyres are leading market growth, followed by premium tyres (see “Mid-range all-season tyres lead market growth” for more on this). At the same time 4x4 and SUV tyres specifically appear to be driving growth. Both facts point to the hypothesis that market growth is being driven by high-value products, which makes both all-season tyres in general and SUV/4x4 all-season tyres in particular attractive parts of the tyre business to engage in. But what evidence is there that this thesis is supported by sell-out pricing?

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Malaysian rubber production down 18.6%

24th July 2018 | 0 Comments

While natural rubber production may have risen 0.2 per cent in May 2018 to 35,789 tonnes compared with 35,726 tonnes in April 2018, year-on-year production decreased 18.6 per cent.

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Orion increases speciality carbon black price

23rd July 2018 | 0 Comments

On 13 July Orion Engineered Carbons announced it will implement price increases on all Specialty Carbon Blacks worldwide beginning 1 September 2018. According to the company, these actions are due to “continuously rising costs for raw materials and freight”.

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Sid Richardson raises carbon black prices

25th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Effective for all shipments on or after 1 August 2018, or as contracts allow, Sid Richardson Carbon is increasing prices on all carbon black products.

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DuPont polymers to increase prices

15th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Effective July 1, or as soon as contracts allow, DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers has announced that it will increase prices globally for the following products: DuPont Zytel and Zytel HTN.

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Arlanxeo announces price increase for Buna, X_Butyl

3rd May 2018 | 0 Comments

Prices for Arlanxeo Buna and X_Butyl products have risen from 1 May 2018, an increase that Arlanxeo says have been “driven by the overall market situation.” Customers have been individually contacted regarding the price increases.

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Cabot increases rubber carbon black prices in North America

27th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Effective 1 June 2018, Cabot Corporation is increasing prices for carbon black products sold by its Reinforcement Materials segment in North America. All Vulcan, Sterling, Regal, Spheron and Propel carbon black products will increase by $0.045/lb except for Vulcan XC-72, Vulcan XC-72 R and Sterling C carbon blacks. In addition, prices will increase by 4 per cent for Black Pearls, Monarch, CRX, Vulcan XC-72, Vulcan XC-72 R and Sterling C carbon black products.

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