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Lubrizol Announces Price Increase for Estane® Thermoplastic Polyurethanes.

Published on 2008-07-09. Author : SpecialChem

CLEVELAND, OH -- The Lubrizol Corporation, announces that effective July 15, 2008, it is increasing prices globally for its Estane Engineered Polymers product line. The increase is due to rising raw materials costs and energy-related production costs. The price increase will affect the following products by the amounts noted below:

  • Estane®, EstaGrip®, and Estaloc® Aromatic Thermoplastic Polyurethane products by $0.21 per pound.
  • Tecoflex® AG and CL - Aliphatic Thermoplastic Polyurethane products by $0.15 per pound.

Estane®, Estaloc®, EstaGrip®, and Tecoflex® are registered trademarks of The Lubrizol Corporation.

About The Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies that improve the quality and performance of our customers' products in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, other transportation-related fluids and industrial lubricants, as well as fuel additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for personal care products and pharmaceuticals; specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives. Lubrizol's industry-leading technologies in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality, performance and value of customers' products, while reducing their environmental impact.

With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, The Lubrizol Corporation owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 19 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 6,900 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2007 were $4.5 billion.

Source: Lubrizol Corporation

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