Bilcare Solutions increases prices for pigmented films
Mr. Thorsten Kühn, CEO Bilcare Research AG, Switzerland explained that, "Due to the continuous increases in pigment costs and particularly for titanium dioxide, we are left with no choice other than to increase our film prices by at least 3% according to the proportion of pigment involved".
Bilcare Research GmbH
Bilcare Solutions (www.bilcaresolutions.com) is alongside with the businesses Global Clinical Supplies und Bilcare Technologies part of the Bilcare Research Group (www.bilcare.com) which operates 13 sites with 2,300 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, UK and USA. It has the capacity to produce around 120,000 tonnes of films per annum and had sales of EUR 270 million in 2010.