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Cytec Surface Specialties Announces Price Increases on Liquid Coating Resin Products

Published on 2005-10-31. Author : SpecialChem

Shanghai, China -- Cytec Surface Specialties announced price increases for CYMEL® and MYCOAT™ amino cross-linking resins, CYCAT™ catalysts, POWDERLINK™ crosslinkers, and CYASORB® light stabilizers.

Effective November 15th, 2005 in Asia Pacific countries, the price increases will range from US$0.05 to US$0.20 per kg for CYMEL® and MYCOAT™ amino cross-linking resins (HMMM, butylated melamines, urea, benzoguanamines, co-etherified and high solids melamines) and CYCAT™ catalysts and US$1.10 to US$2.20 per kg for POWDERLINK™ crosslinkers and CYASORB® light stabilizers.

The price adjustment is necessary to offset the significant increases in energy, raw materials, packaging, freight and transportation costs.

Cytec Surface Specialties remains committed in servicing customers in the liquid coating resins and additives business and to meet growing demands at the best possible value.

Cytec Surface Specialties offers a unique and broad portfolio of products that enhance the performance of surfaces in a variety of industries such as architectural and construction, automotive, graphic arts, general industry, wood and paper and plastics. Cytec Surface Specialties is an industry-leading, global producer of environmentally-friendly coating resins, additives and adhesives, and was formed through a combination of the former Surface Specialties business of UCB and Cytec's Coatings and Performance Chemicals businesses.

Corporate Profile

Cytec Industries is a specialty chemicals and materials technology company with pro forma sales in 2004, including the Surface Specialties acquisition, of approximately US$3.0 billion, Its growth strategies are based on developing technologically advanced customer solutions for global markets including aerospace, coatings, mining, plastics and water treatment.


Source: Cytec Surface Specialties

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