Hollingsworth & Vose Co has announced price increases for all of its products made in North America.

The materials manufacturer blamed continued escalation in raw materials prices and sharp increases in transportation costs.

The new prices and surcharges will be effective with shipments starting 28 May 2018.

Massachusetts, USA-headquartered Hollingsworth & Vose supplies advanced materials for filtration, battery separator and industrial applications. The company has manufacturing sites and research centres in the Americas, Asia, Europe and India.