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Arkema to Increase Prices of its Methacrylic Monomers in Europe

Published on 2008-03-25. Author : SpecialChem

Due to continuous cost pressures on raw materials and utilities, Arkema announces a €100/T price increase for its Norsocryl® Methacrylic monomers, effective April 1, 2008. This concerns Methyl Methacrylate (MMA), Methacrylic Acid (MAA), as well as the other esters iBMA, nBMA, 2-EHMA and Madame sold in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Methyl Methacrylate is mainly used for the production of PMMA and plastic additives, and is a component of acrylic emulsions.

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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