MUTTENZ, Switzerland – Specialty chemicals company Clariant announced global price increases for selected pigments. The price increases, which come into effect for delivery as of Jan. 15, 2018, or as soon as contracts allow, are for dioxazine violet and diarylide pigments.

Prices for PV 23 (dioxazine violet) and PO 34 will be increased by 15%. Prices for PY 83 will increase by 14%, and prices for PY 12, PY 13, PY 14, PY 174 and PY 176 will increase by 5%.