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Bayer MaterialScience raises prices for thermoplastic polyurethanes


Leverkusen, – Bayer MaterialScience AG is raising the selling prices for the product groups Desmopan®, Texin®, Desmoderm® und Desmomelt® in the Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America (EMEA/LATAM) region by EUR 0.25/kg effective November 1, 2010.

Raw material, energy and logistics costs for these product groups have increased considerably. To ensure continued reliability of supply and an efficient service for its customers, and to further develop the product range to meet future requirements, Bayer MaterialScience is compelled to pass on a proportion of these increased costs in the form of price rises.

Current contractual agreements will be fulfilled.

About Bayer MaterialScience:
With 2009 sales of EUR 7.5 billion, Bayer MaterialScience is among the world’s largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction and the sports and leisure industries. At the end of 2009, Bayer MaterialScience had 30 production sites and employed approximately 14,300 people around the globe. Bayer MaterialScience is a Bayer Group company.

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