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Rohm and Haas Announces Price Increase for Packaging and Converting Adhesives in Europe

Published on 2004-09-07. Author : SpecialChem

Philadelphia, PA -- Rohm and Haas Company has announced a general price increase for all its adhesives, coatings, extrudables and related products sold in Europe, Middle East and Africa to the packaging and converting, flexible industrial, staple cement, synthetic leather and print finishing industries. The increase, which ranges from 8 to 10 percent, will take effect on September 15, 2004 or as contracts allow.

This increase is driven by the dramatic escalation in the costs of raw materials and energy, and by increased transportation costs.

About Rohm and Haas Company

Rohm and Haas is a worldwide producer of specialty materials, with more than 100 plants and research facilities in 27 countries and company sales of approximately $6.4 billion in 2003. Its chemistry is found today in paint and coatings, adhesives and sealants, construction materials, personal computers and electronic components, household cleaning products, as well as thousands of other everyday products.

The Rohm and Haas Adhesives and Sealants business, with annual sales of $632 million, is a world-class supplier of formulated adhesives, coatings, and polymers for adhesives and sealants. It serves the Packaging, Converting, Transportation, Structural, Construction, and Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives industries.

Source: Rohm and Haas

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