Evonik Industries AG reports a global price increase of up to 8% for Aerosil, Ultrasil, Sipernat and Acematt. The Business Unit Inorganic Materials of Evonik Industries will raise the sales prices for its silica products, metal oxides and matting agents as of June 1, 2014.
The fumed silica and metal oxides are sold under the brand names Aerosil and Aeroxide.The precipitated silica are well known under the brand names Ultrasil, Sipernat, Sident and Acematt. The prices will be increased by up to eight percent or as contracts allow. This measure is needed to secure sustainable supply, said the company.