Paint producers set for further TiO2 price hikes
Published: Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Pigment buyers are cutting costs and increasing end prices while they warn of further raw material price inflation to come.
Paint producers are readying themselves
for more increases in titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment prices,
with product price rises planned to soften the effect.
TiO2 is the most expensive ingredient in
paint manufacture and coatings companies are highly exposed to
fluctuations in prices.
"Although we continue to face notable headwinds from...