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Dianal America, Inc. Announces Price Increases on Its Polymers

Published on 2008-01-07. Author : SpecialChem

Due to continuing and unremitting escalation of raw material prices, Dianal America, Inc., is announcing price increases on its polymers. Effective January 14, 2008, Dianal will raise prices 10% on most grades of acrylic beads. BR-106 and MB-2543 will increase by 12 cents/ lb.

About Dianal America, Inc.:

Dianal began operations in 1992 at it's 10 acre manufacturing facility in Pasadena, Texas and currently produces over 70 Standard Commercial and Custom Specialty Product Grades. Dianal America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Rayon Co. Ltd. (MRC). Mitsubishi Rayon was established in 1933 as a manufacturer of rayon staple. Today, the Mitsubishi Rayon Group has built itself into a leading manufacturer of polymer products, based on two core segments - the MMA (methyl methacrylate) and the AN (acrylonitrile) business complexes. As a member of the Mitsubishi Rayon MMA Business Complex, Dianal produces coating resins that add value to the inherent properties of objects made from metals, plastics and paper. Dianal products are based on Acrylic, Methacrylic and Styrenic Monomers. Dianal coating materials have taken the largest market share in automotive topcoats and repair finishes, which require excellent appearance, durability, and resistance to chipping and acid rain. Increasingly, Dianal resins are being used in hot melt, reactive hot melt and anaerobic adhesives. Dianal resins are also used to improve gloss and adhesion in inks and lacquers.

Source: Dianal America Inc.


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