silicone

Shin-Etsu Chemical to Increase Prices of All Silicone Products Worldwide

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) is set to raise prices both in Japan and abroad for all silicone products handled by the company’s silicone division. Most prices here will rise by between 10 and 20 percent, although some will increase by even more. The new prices will apply to products shipping from October onward. Shin-Etsu Chemical previously announced price revisions...

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Shin-Etsu Chemical to Hike Prices on Silicone Products Starting Next Month

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) recently announced that it is planning to increase the price of all of its silicone products. This price hike will come into effect starting with shipments made in April, and will see prices rise by 10–20 percent. Commenting on the price increase, Shin-Etsu Chemical noted how the cost of silicon metal – the main raw...

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Shin-Etsu Chemical Develops New Silicone Materials for Heat Dissipation in EVs, Hybrids

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) has developed a range of new silicone materials for heat dissipation, and is targeting these toward use in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). With the global automotive sector moving toward electrification at an increasing pace, the market is seeing more advanced and diverse demands for heat countermeasures in the likes of lithium-ion...

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Shin-Etsu Chemical Plans 110B Yen of Capital Investment for Silicones Business

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063), a major player in the market for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and silicone products, recently announced that it is looking to invest nearly 110 billion yen ($982.1 million) into facilities for its silicones business. These investments will be implemented in stages over approximately the next two and a half years, with the company improving its capacity...

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Shin-Etsu to Hike Silicone Product Prices From January

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (TYO:4063) has announced a price change for all of its silicone products. Starting from shipments for January next year, the company will raise prices by 10 to 20 percent. The price of metallic silicon – a main raw material for silicone – has risen, and further increases are expected, a Shin-Etsu representative says. As it has...

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Nikka Shoko, Hotty Polymer Showcase Silicone Products at Thai Trade Show

Nikka Shoko (Japan) Co. Ltd., a trader of industrial rubber and plastic products, and Hotty Polymer Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of rubber and plastic goods for the automotive and construction sectors, recently co-exhibited at Thailand’s T-PLAS 2017 trade fair. The fair, which shows opportunities for the plastics and rubber industries under the country’s Thailand 4.0 economic model, which was held...

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