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Dow Announces Price Increases for Surfactants Effective December 1, 2007

Published on 2007-11-20. Author : SpecialChem

Midland, MI -- The Dow Chemical Company announced that its Polyglycols and Surfactants business will increase the North American list and off-list prices of selected TERGITOL™, TRITON™, and DOWFAX™ Surfactants, effective December 1, 2007, or as contracts allow. Price increases will range from US$.02/lb to US$.05/lb, depending on the product and the grade. These increases are driven by strong demand and persistently high raw material costs.

About Specialty Surfactants:

Specialty Surfactants offer a broad range of performance attributes and are niche oriented. They are typically used when customers require excellent performance and specific characteristics for their formulations. A customer will often work with a Surfactants producer to develop a specific chemistry for end-use applications.

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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