Styron Europe, affiliate European companies, to raise prices for all CALIBRE polycarbonate, EMERGE polycarbonate compound, blends products by €250/tonne to offset increases in raw materials, energy, freight costs; increases effective Feb. 15

HORGEN, Switzerland , January 24, 2012 (press release) – Styron Europe GmbH and its affiliate companies in Europe announced today price increases for all CALIBRE™ polycarbonate and EMERGE™ polycarbonate compound & blends products. Effective February 15, or as existing contract terms allow, the price for these products will rise by 250 Euro (€250) per metric ton to offset the continued increases in key raw materials, energy and freight costs associated with the manufacturing of CALIBRE™ and EMERGE™.

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Styron is a leading global materials company, dedicated to innovate and deliver for its customers. Styron’s unique and balanced product portfolio brings together plastics, rubber and latex businesses that share feedstocks, operations, customers and end users. The company benefits from global scale, a long-standing tradition of unrivaled customer relationships and a robust innovation pipeline. Styron has approximately $5 billion in revenue, with 20 manufacturing sites in all geographies. Styron’s 2100 employees are committed to listen to customers’ needs and provide them with innovative and sustainable solutions in markets such as appliances, automotive, building and construction, carpet, commercial transportation, consumer electronics, consumer goods, electrical and lighting, medical, packaging, paper and paperboard, rubber goods and tires. More information about Styron can be found at

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