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Alco Chemical Announces Price Increase on Aqueous Polymers, Rheology Modifiers

Published on 2007-07-25. Author : SpecialChem

CHATTANOOGA -- Alco Chemical, a National Starch and Chemical Company, has announced a price increase in the United States and Canada on its aqueous polymer and rheology modifier product lines. Increases range from 5 percent to 8 percent and are effective August 20, 2007, or as contracts allow. Continued escalation in monomer, caustic and energy costs are the reason for these increases, according to company officials.

Alco Chemical is a leading manufacturer of specialty polymers used in water treatment, detergents, paper and adhesives. Alco Chemical is a unit of National Starch and Chemical Company, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty polymers, natural polymers, adhesives and electronic materials, with 2006 sales of $3.7 billion. National Starch is headquartered in Bridgewater, N.J., and is a member of the ICI Group.

Source: National Starch and Chemical Company

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