Lyon (France), April 30th, 2013 – Effective immediately or as contracts allow,    SOLVAY AROMA PERFORMANCE increases the prices of hydroquinone and para-methoxyphenol up to 10%.

This worldwide price increase is important to continuously invest in all zones on our product lines, to maintain a reliable and secured supply in the long-term to the benefit of our customers.

SOLVAY AROMA PERFORMANCE is  is a worldwide producer of hydroquinone and para-methoxyphenol that operates from three production sites worldwide for a reliable support to its customers.
Hydroquinone and para-methoxyphenol are polymerisation inhibitors for Monomers manufacturing process, stabilizes for monomers storage and transport, and building block for chemical synthesis of antioxidants, pigments, agrochemicals, polymers

As an international chemical group, SOLVAY assists industries in finding and implementing ever more responsible and value-creating solutions. The Group is firmly committed to sustainable development and focused on innovation and operational excellence. Solvay serves diversified markets, generating 90% of its turnover in activities where it is one of the top three worldwide. The group is headquartered in Brussels, employs about 29,000 people in 55 countries and generated 12.4 billion euros in net sales in 2012. Solvay SA SOLB.BE) is listed on NYSE Euronext in Brussels and Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB.BB - Reuters: SOLBt.BR).
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