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Dow Announces February 1 Price Increases for Oxygenated Solvents and Intermediates

Published on 2005-01-20. Author : SpecialChem

The Dow Chemical Company announced that it will raise list and off-list prices on a number of products in its Oxygenated Solvents portfolio in North America on February 1, 2005. Details are outlined below:

Increase
Amount
Schedule/Off
Schedule Increase
Schedule
Price
Propanol
$0.04
Off Schedule
$0.92
Isopropanol
$0.06
Adjusted Schedule
$0.76
Propyl Acetate
$0.03
Schedule and Off Schedule
$0.95
Isopropyl Acetate
$0.03
Schedule and Off Schedule
$0.95
DALPAD* A
$0.08
Schedule and Off Schedule
$0.94
*Schedule price is for full tank trucks for Zone 1.
Typical zone upcharges apply for other regions.

"Although demand for many of our solvents is tight, demand for these products continues to significantly outpace our ability to supply," says Pat Gottschalk, global business director, Solvents & Intermediates. "Production issues and plant closures have had an impact on all producers, who are operating at maximum rates already."

Dow is a leader in science and technology, providing innovative chemical, plastic and agricultural products and services to many essential consumer markets. With annual sales of $33 billion, Dow serves customers in more than 180 countries and a wide range of markets that are vital to human progress, including food, transportation, health and medicine, personal and home care, and building and construction, among others. Committed to the principles of sustainable development, Dow and its approximately 46,000 employees seek to balance economic, environmental and social responsibilities. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.

Source: Dow


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