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Dow Raises Epoxy Prices in North America

Published on 2007-04-06. Author : SpecialChem

Midland, MI -- Dow Epoxy, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow"), is raising list and off-list prices for epoxy resins, solutions and blends in North America.

The increases, effective April 1, 2007, or as contact terms allow, are as follows:

Liquid Epoxies (resins and blends)
D.E.R.™ 300 series
Liquid Epoxies (resins and blends)
D.E.R. 330, 383, 354, 353
Novolac Epoxies
D.E.N.™ 400 series
Novolac Epoxies
D.E.N. 431, 431 solutions
Solid and Solid Solution Epoxies
D.E.R. 600 series
Glycol Epoxies
D.E.R. 700 series
Epoxy Curing Agents
D.E.H.™ 20, 30, 50 & 80 series

"A tight-supply/high-demand market is pressuring prices," explained Julie Mongeluzi, Dow Epoxy's North American marketing manager. "Dow has seen above average demand so far in 2007 and we expect the market will continue tightening. Escalating raw material costs are also a factor in our decision to raise prices at this time."

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

About Dow Epoxy

Dow Epoxy is a leading global producer of epoxy resins, intermediates and specialty resins. The business offers differentiated solution-based products and innovative technologies and services to customers spanning a wide range of market segments, including: powder coatings, marine and protective coatings, packaging coatings, coil coatings, automotive coatings, UV curable coatings, civil engineering, structural and corrosion-resistant composites, adhesives, electrical laminates and electrical castings/potting and encapsulation/tooling.

About The Dow Chemical Company

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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