Arkema increases fluorogas prices to create more sustainable value chain
Published: Wednesday, 03 December 2014
The French fluorochemicals producer believes that an increase in prices for its fluor-gases brand will allow the company to return to a more sustainable supply chain and to regain competitiveness within the new European Commission’s regulations on hydrofluorocarbons.
French chemicals producer Arkema is to
increase in prices for its Forane hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) fluorochemicals by 20%,
effective immediately or as contracts allow.
The company said that over the last few years, its European
HFC-based refrigerant and insulating foams business has been
negatively impacted by a steadily decreasing trend in prices,