Bluestar Silicones: Price increase for most of silicone product range

Due to continuous rising costs of raw materials since mid 2010 Bluestar Silicones will raise its Silicone product range prices by 5 to 10 % in the course of January 2011.

Established in 2007 through the acquisition of Rhodia Silicones by China National BlueStar Corporation, Bluestar Silicones is a €600 million global silicones supplier with manufacturing operations in all regions of the world. Bluestar Silicones combines Bluestar Corporation's upstream Silicon metal operations and capacity with Rhodia's downstream silicone market and applications expertise, creating one of the world's leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers.