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Ashland announces resin and gelcoat price increase for EMEA

Published on 2010-04-13. Author : SpecialChem

BARCELONA, Spain -- Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., is increasing the price of its complete portfolio of resins and gelcoats produced and sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) effective May 1, or as agreements allow. Price adjustments will range from €70 - €100 per ton and will be primarily based on regional raw material cost impact and higher fuel prices.

Responding to changing market conditions allows Ashland to continue to provide innovative products and industry-leading support that add value for customers.

Ashland Performance Materials is the global leader in unsaturated polyester resins and epoxy vinyl ester resins. In addition, it provides customers with leading technologies in gelcoats, pressure-sensitive and structural adhesives, and metal casting consumables and design services.

Ashland Inc. provides specialty chemical products, services and solutions for many of the world's most essential industries. Serving customers in more than 100 countries, it operates through five commercial units: Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, Ashland Hercules Water Technologies, Ashland Performance Materials, Ashland Consumer Markets (Valvoline) and Ashland Distribution.

Source: Ashland Performance Materials,

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