Styron announces price Increases for polystyrene and copolymers in Europe

Styron Europe GmbH and its affiliate companies in Europe announced recently price increases for all polystyrene and copolymers grades. Effective immediately, or as existing contract terms allow, the prices for the products listed below will increase as follows:
STYRON™ general purpose polystyrene grades (GPPS) by 140 Euro per metric ton
STYRON™ and STYRON A-TECH™ high impact polystyrene grades (HIPS) by 150 Euro per metric ton
MAGNUM™ ABS resins by 160 Euro per metric ton
TYRIL™ SAN resin by 125 Euro per metric ton

The price increase responds to the accelerating costs associated with the manufacturing of polystyrene and copolymers grades in Europe.