DuPont Performance Materials to increase prices for Zytel® PA 6 and PA 66

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This price increase is the result of rising costs impacting key raw materials

Effective October 15, 2016 or as soon as contracts allow, DuPont Performance Materials will increase the prices for DuPont™ Zytel® PA 66 and PA 6 polymers and unreinforced injection molding grades globally by $200 per metric ton or the equivalent local currency amount. This price increase is the result of rising costs impacting key raw materials.

DuPont Performance Materials (DPM) DuPont Performance Materials (DPM) is a leading innovator of thermoplastics, elastomers, renewably-sourced polymers, high-performance parts and shapes, as well as resins that act as adhesives, sealants, and modifiers. DPM supports a globally linked network of regional application development experts who work with customers throughout the value chain to develop innovative solutions in automotive, packaging, construction, consumer goods, electrical/electronics and other industries. For additional information about DuPont Performance Materials, visit

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