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Dow Announces North American MDI and TDI Price Increases

Published on 2007-03-09. Author : SpecialChem

MIDLAND, MI -- The Dow Chemical Company will increase its prices in the United States and Canada for the following polyurethane products effective April 1, 2007:

  • VORANATE™ toluene diisocyanate (TDI) by U.S. $0.10/pound.
  • Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) by U.S. $0.05/pound.
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"Tight supply conditions globally, along with continued volatility in raw materials and energy costs are the driving forces behind this price increase," said Tom Feige, North American product marketing manager, Dow Polyurethanes.

Customers interested in learning more about this price increase should contact their local Dow sales representative.

About Dow Polyurethanes

Dow is the world's largest producer of polyether polyols, a leading producer of quality aromatic isocyanates, such as MDI and TDI, and a major supplier of propylene oxide, an essential component of polyether polyols. Dow's polyurethanes products and formulated systems are used in rigid foams, flexible foams, adhesives, sealants, coatings, and elastomers, as well as many other applications. Dow also offers the latest in polyol technology with its VORANOL™ VORACTIV™ polyols, part of an ongoing initiative by Dow to lead the industry in providing high-performance products with reduced VOC-emissions.

About The Dow Chemical Company

Dow is a diversified chemical company that harnesses the power of innovation, science and technology to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. The Company offers a broad range of products and services to customers in more than 175 countries, helping them to provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. Built on a commitment to its principles of sustainability, Dow has annual sales of $49 billion and employs 43,000 people worldwide. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.

Source: The Dow Chemical Company

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