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Bayer MaterialScience, Ashland, Momentive and Wacker Polymers Announce Increase in Product Prices

Published on 2011-04-22. Author : SpecialChem

The Leading Companies Bayer MaterialScience, Ashland, Momentive and Wacker Polymers 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

Europe, Middle East, Africa Bayer MaterialScience AG Aromatic isocyanate derivatives 6 percent Effective May 1, 2011
Europe, Middle East, Africa Bayer MaterialScience AG Polyurethane segment EUR 0.30 per kilogram Effective May 1, 2011
North America Ashland Performance Materials Vinyl Acetate Homopolymer and Copolymer 3 cents per wet pound Effective May 1, 2011
North America Ashland Performance Materials Vinyl acrylic emulsions 5 cents per wet pound Effective May 1, 2011
North America Ashland Performance Materials 100 percent acrylic emulsions 6 cents per wet pound Effective May 1, 2011
Americas Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. Epoxy Resins and Allylics Products $0.05 to 0.15 PER POUND Effective May 1, 2011
- Wacker Polymers Vinyl acetate- and Vinyl chloride-based 10 percent June 1, 2011
- Wacker Polymers Acrylic-based products 15 percent June 1, 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 Bayer MaterialScience, Ashland, Momentive and Wacker Polymers


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