Press release

Price increase for PLEXIGLAS® and DEGLAS® semi-finished products

Darmstadt, May 5, 2017

Evonik Performance Materials GmbH will increase the prices of its PMMA semi-finished products for the European market, sold under the trademarks PLEXIGLAS® and DEGLAS® by 10 percent, due to rising cost. The price increase will be valid for all deliveries as of June 19th, 2017.

Evonik’s PMMA products are sold under the PLEXIGLAS® trademark on the European, Asian, African and Australian continents and under the ACRYLITE® trademark in the Americas.



Mr. Hans-Joachim Weber

Acrylic Products

  • Company information

    Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world with more than 35,000 employees. In fiscal 2016 the enterprise generated sales of around €12,7 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of about €2.165 billion.

  • About Performance Materials

    The Performance Materials Segment is managed by Evonik Performance Materials GmbH. The segment focuses its global activities on developing and manufacturing polymer materials and intermediates, especially for use in agriculture and in the rubber and plastics industry. In 2016, the segment’s roughly 4,400 employees generated sales about €3.2 billion.

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