DuPont Performance Materials to Increase Prices for Zytel® Globally

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The price increase will be applied globally and higher increases may be required for some specialty grades

Effective Feb. 15, 2017, or as soon as contracts allow, DuPont Performance Materials will increase prices for all DuPont™ Zytel® polymers and compounds by the equivalent of 300 US Dollars per metric ton. This will be applied globally and higher increases may be required for some specialty grades. This price increase is needed as a result of rapidly rising costs of certain 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 plastics.dupont.com.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.

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