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The ESWA is concerned by the increase in raw material prices
July 8, 2011
, the European Association of membrane water resistance, is concerned by the dramatic increase in the price of raw materials during the past two years and a pessimistic future perpectives. Compared to January 2010, prices have increased strongly by 30% in the case of PVC, 50 per cent in the PP and softeners have risen up to 80%. In addition, are imposing numerous expensive additives such as stabilizers and pigments.
In some cases, this increase in prices combined with a reduced availability and some "force majeure", as the cut in supplies, cause serious problems in the production processes. All this has led to an increase in half of the total price of the synthetic membrane for roof estimated at more than 50%.