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Dow Announces Price Increase for Polycarbonate, Polycarbonate Compounds and Polycarbonate Blends

Published on 2009-06-15. Author : SpecialChem

Horgen, Switzerland -- Effective June 24, 2009, or as contract terms allow, Dow Europe GmbH will increase prices for its Polycarbonate, Polycarbonate Compounds and Polycarbonate Blends by 200 Euro per metric ton across the European, Middle Eastern, African and Indian regions.

Dow's energy and raw material costs have steadily increased over the last months and margins for polycarbonate, polycarbonate compounds and polycarbonate blends are at unsustainably low levels. As a result, Dow Europe GmbH is announcing a price increase for these products.

About Dow

With sales of $58 billion in 2008 and 46,000 employees worldwide, Dow is a diversified chemical company that combines the power of science and technology with the "Human Element" to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. The Company delivers a broad range of products and services to customers in around 160 countries, connecting chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. On April 1, 2009, Dow acquired Rohm and Haas Company, a global specialty materials company with sales of $10 billion in 2008 and 15,000 employees worldwide. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.

Source: Dow

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