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Dow Performance Monomers Announces a Global Price Increase for All Acrylic Monomers and for Vinyl Acetate Monomers Effective June 1st

Published on 2009-05-20. Author : SpecialChem

MIDLAND, Mich. -- The Dow Chemical Company announced that it will increase the off schedule price in all regions for the product lines of both Acrylic Monomers and Vinyl Acetate Monomers effective June 1, 2009, or as contracts allow. The increases are $0.03/lb or $66/MT for Acrylates and Vinyl Acetate Monomers and $0.04/lb or $88 MT for Methacrylate and Specialty Monomers.

The increases are necessitated by the continued pressure on margins experienced in all regions.

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Source: Rohm and haas Company

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