Sun Chemical to Increase Prices in North America of Silicone-Based Products

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – April 2, 2018 – Due to continued shortages and ongoing cost pressure in silicone and silicone-based materials, Sun Chemical will increase prices by 30 percent on its entire silicone-based product line in North America, effective May 1, 2018.

“The ongoing silicone shortage has caused our suppliers to continue increasing prices beyond anything we have seen in recent years,” said Dennis Sweet, Vice President-Commercial, Rycoline and Distributors, North American Inks, Sun Chemical. “While Sun Chemical has utilized all its resources to offset these shortages and increases, we need to pass some of these increases on.”

Share this:


About Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees supporting customers around the world.

Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our Web site at


Lynn Campbell
Sun Chemical
Tel +1 973 404 6159

Matthew Parry
Eric Mower and Associates
Tel: +1 315 413 4318