CINCINNATI – Faced with increases in the cost of Azo intermediates and raw materials, Sun Chemical Performance Pigments will raise global prices on Azo pigments, specialty pigments and their pigment preparations effective September 1, 2014.

Mehran Yazdani, Vice President, Marketing, Sun Chemical Performance Pigments, said, “We regret needing to take this action, but current market conditions demand we adjust our prices. We will continue to look for cost reduction and productivity gains to offset the rising costs of raw materials.”