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Arkema, Cytec and Dow Construction Chemicals Announce Raise in Product Prices

Published on 2011-05-20. Author : SpecialChem

The Leading Companies Arkema, Cytec and Dow Construction Chemicals have decided to increase the price of some of their products, as listed in the table below. This price increase is necessary to support continued investment in reliable supply.

Country

Company

Product Name

Price Increase

Date

Arkema UCAR™ acrylic, styrene-acrylic, styrene-butadiene and NEOCAR® Acrylic latexes $0.08 to $0.10 per wet pound June 1, 2011
Arkema UCAR™ vinyl-acrylic, EVOCAR® vinyl acetate-ethylene and NEOCAR® Latexes $0.04 to $0.045 per wet pound. June 1, 2011
Globally Cytec AEROSOL® surfactant $0.32 to $1.05/lb June 1, 2011
North America Dow Construction Chemicals DOW™ Latex Powder (DLP) redispersible powder products 10 % June 15, 2011
North America Dow Construction Chemicals Methyl Cellulose products (WALOCEL™ and METHOCEL™ grades). 8 to 12 % June 15, 2011
North America Dow Construction Chemicals Hydroxyethyl cellulose products (CELLOSIZE™) 15 % June 15, 2011

This action is driven by the increase of raw materials, packaging and freight costs. The price increase is also to further ensure delivery of the same high quality product and service standards expected by its customers.

Sources: Specialchem Editorial Team
Taken from Arkema, Cytec and Dow Chemical Company


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