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Bilcare Solutions increases films prices

(PresseBox) (Allschwil, ) Bilcare Solutions, the films business of the Bilcare Research Group, specialised in the manufacturing of highly developed and refined rigid plastic films, increases films prices as of October 2013.

"We face a significant and sustainable increase of raw material prices for the plastics industry. In addition the considerable increase in energy costs puts extra financial pressure on the production and distribution of plastic films", explained Thorsten Kühn, CEO Bilcare Research AG, Switzerland. He further commented: "We are unable to further compensate the higher cost level and are therefore forced to increase films prices."

Bilcare Research GmbH

Bilcare Solutions ( is alongside with the businesses Global Clinical Supplies und Bilcare Technologies part of the Bilcare Research Group ( which operates 11 sites with approximately 2,000 employees worldwide. Bilcare Solutions is a global producer of rigid films. Its manufacturing and marketing activity is concentrated in the production of rigid PVC and PVC-PE films and includes the finishing of films in the form of coating, stentering, laminating and metallizing. The company is also involved in the extrusion of PET-films. With over 50 years experience in the production of rigid films, Bilcare Solutions today is one of the leading rigid film producers in the world. Worldwide the company employs approximately 1,300 people with sites in Germany, Italy, India, Singapore and USA. It has the capacity to produce around 130,000 tons of films per annum and had sales of EUR 317 million in 2012.