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Dow Announces Price Increases for MDI in Europe, Middle East/Africa, and Indian Subcontinent

Published on 2007-04-30. Author : SpecialChem

Horgen, Switzerland -- Effective May 1, 2007, The Dow Chemical Company has increased prices in Europe for Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanates (MDI) by 100 Euro/MT. Similar price increases have been implemented in the Middle East, Africa and the Indian Subcontinent.

"Continued volatility in raw materials and energy costs coupled with increased demand globally are the driving forces behind this price increase," said Sudhir Shenoy, European product marketing manager, Dow Polyurethanes.

Customers interested in learning more about the price increase should contact their local Dow sales representative.

Dow Polyurethanes

Dow is the world's largest producer of propylene oxide, polyether polyols, and a leading producer of quality aromatic isocyanates, such as MDI and TDI. Dow's polyurethanes products and formulated systems are used in rigid foams, flexible foams, adhesives, sealants, coatings, and elastomers, as well as many other applications. Dow also offers advanced polyol technology with its VORANOL™ VORACTIV™ polyols, part of an ongoing initiative by Dow to lead the industry in providing high-performance products with reduced VOC-emissions.

About Dow

Dow is a diversified chemical company that harnesses the power of innovation, science and technology to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. The Company offers a broad range of products and services to customers in more than 175 countries, helping them to provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. Built on a commitment to its principles of sustainability, Dow has annual sales of $49 billion and employs 43,000 people 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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