Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd. revises the price of semiconductor wafer shipping boxes
Increase of the price starts with purchase orders from July 1st, 2021 onwards
Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Yoshiaki Ono. Hereinafter) announces that we, Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd., will increase the price of semiconductor wafer shipping boxes as follows. We will start negotiations regarding such increase of the price with the main customer hereafter.
By influence of the rapid rise in raw materials and transportation costs, we have continued our efforts to reduce costs, but we are in a situation it very difficult to absorb them.
In addition, recently rapid changes in the semiconductor market conditions are forcing us to further strengthen the production and sales structure of semiconductor wafer shipping boxes. Thus, we will increase the price of semiconductor wafer shipping boxes, taking into consideration the following situation.
1. Stable procurement of raw materials, sub-materials, etc. of semiconductor wafer shipping boxes.
2. Expansion of stable supply system to increase Si wafer production
3. Expansion and enforcement of the BCP system to prepare for disasters, disputes, etc.
1. Target products and amount of price increase
|Target products||Amount of price increase|
|semiconductor wafer shipping boxes||20% on current prices|
2. Effective date
Starting with purchase orders from July 1st, 2021 onwards
Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Yoshiaki Ono, Capital: 11,635.95 million yen, First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange: 7970) has been developing and producing products for customers ranging from manufacturing components for electrical and electronic equipment to those of construction related materials, making full use of its processing technology for polyvinyl chloride resin and silicone rubber as well as its material mixing technology, since its establishment as a group company of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. in 1960. The company operates businesses for manufacturers of advanced products around the world as an outstanding partner, through a global network of 15 consolidated subsidiaries in Japan and abroad.
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