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Kevlar and Nomex price increase


June 24, 2008
By Anthony Capkun

DuPont Advanced Fiber Systems announced a global price increase averaging 10% for Kevlar and Nomex products effective July 1 (or as contracts permit). The business is taking this action, it says, in response to extreme volatility in costs for raw materials, energy, transportation and logistics—which cannot be totally offset by aggressive productivity and cost reduction measures.