Altuglas International: New Price Increase for Altuglas® Cast Sanitary Range

Altuglas International announced yesterday a new price increase of 350 €/ton on its Altuglas® Cast Acrylic Sheets Sanitary range for all deliveries in Europe, Middle East and Africa as of January 1st 2011.

Tightness in availability of raw materials has driven to massive pricing escalation during 2010. Altuglas International did implement during 2010 price increases on its range of Altuglas® Cast Acrylic Sheets for Bath & Showers market. Those didn´t allow to nearly compensate the mentioned raw materials costs evolutions.

Altuglas® PMMA acrylic sheets are used for the thermoforming of the main sanitary appliances: bathtubs, shower trays, shower panels, spas.