November 22, 2021
HOUSTON – Kuraray VECTRAN™ announces the decision to increase the prices of VECTRAN™ products.
Effective January 1, 2022, pricing for VECTRAN™ Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) fiber products will increase as follows:
• 1500d & 1420d variants will increase $US0.50/kg
• All other variants will increase 1.5%
New purchase orders with delivery dates in 2022 will be accepted at the revised pricing.
VECTRAN™ is a high-performance multifilament yarn spun from liquid crystal polymer (LCP). It was the first commercially available melt-spun LCP fiber in the world. VECTRAN™ fiber exhibits exceptional strength and rigidity. Pound for pound, VECTRAN™ fiber is five times stronger than steel and ten times stronger than aluminum. VECTRAN™ LCP is manufactured in the United States by Kuraray America, Inc. For more information, visit www.vectranfiber.com.
Founded in 1926, Japan-based Kuraray is a world leader in performance-based polymer and synthetic chemistry technologies, including resins, chemical, fibers, and textiles. The company operates 19 subsidiaries around the world, including Kuraray America, Inc., which is headquartered in Houston, TX. For more information visit www.kuraray.us.com.
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