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Dow Announces Price Increase in Europe / IMEA for Polyols and Isocyanates

Published on 2007-09-14. Author : SpecialChem

Horgen, Switzerland -- Effective 1 October 2007, or as contract terms allow, the Polyurethanes business of The Dow Chemical Company will raise its prices in Europe for toluene diisocyanate (TDI) by 100 Euro/MT. In IMEA, prices for flexible polyols and TDI will increase by 100 $/MT. "This increase reflects the persistently high input costs, which continue to have a significant impact on our cost of production, as well as the strong demand situation we are experiencing," says Sudhir Shenoy, Product Manager Europe/IMEA. Customers interested in learning more about the price increase should contact their local Dow sales representative.

About Dow Polyurethanes

Dow Polyurethanes, a business group within The Dow Chemical Company, 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 polyurethane 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 Dow

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: Dow Chemical Company


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