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Arkema Announces Price Increase for Its Methyl Methacrylate In Europe

Published on 2008-09-16. Author : SpecialChem

Due to accelerated cost pressures of raw materials in the 3rd quarter 2008, Arkema France is announcing a price increase of 180 €/T for its Norsocryl® Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) monomer, effective from the 1st October, 2008 for the products sold in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

MMA is used mainly for the production of PMMA, coatings and plastic additives.

About Arkema:

A global chemical player, Arkema consists of 3 coherent and related business segments: Vinyl Products, Industrial Chemicals, and Performance Products. Present in over 40 countries with 15,200 employees, Arkema achieves sales of 5.7 billion euros. With its 6 research centers in France, the United States and Japan, and internationally recognized brands, Arkema holds leadership positions in its principal markets.

Source: Arkema

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