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Eastman Chemical, Celanese Corporation and Dow Chemical to Increase Resins Prices

Published on 2010-09-17. Author : SpecialChem

The leading Companies Eastman Chemical, Celanese Corporation and Dow Chemical 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. The increase will be effective October 1, 2010, or as contract terms allow.

Country

Company

Product Name

Price Increase

Europe, the Middle East and Africa Eastman Chemical Company Eastman™ NPG Glycol, All Grades $US 0.03/lb
North, Central and South America Celanese Corporation Pure 100 % Acrylic Emulsion $0.05/lb
Europe, Africa and Middle East Celanese Corporation Pure 100 % Acrylic Emulsion € 100/t
North, Central and South America Celanese Corporation Vinyl Acetate Ethylene (VAE) $0.03/lb
Europe, Africa and Middle East Celanese Corporation Vinyl Acetate Ethylene (VAE) € 50/t
China Celanese Corporation Vinyl Acetate Ethylene (VAE) RMB 400t
Asia Outside of China Celanese Corporation Vinyl Acetate Ethylene (VAE) USD $50/t
North, Central and South America Celanese Corporation Vinyl Based (Vinyl acrylic, Vinyl acetate/ Versatate, Vinyl acetate homopolymers) $0.03/lb
Europe, Africa and Middle East Celanese Corporation Vinyl Based (Vinyl acrylic, Vinyl acetate/ Versatate, Vinyl acetate homopolymers) € 50/t
North, Central and South America Celanese Corporation Styrene acrylic € 50/t
Europe Dow Chemical Company Acrylic additives and MBS impact modifiers 8 %
Europe Dow Chemical Company Chlorinated polyethylene impact modifiers and resins 10 %
Table 1: Price Increase Announcement by Leading Companies

Sources: Specialchem Editorial Team
Taken from Eastman Chemical, Celanese Corporation and Dow Chemical Websites


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