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Dow Announces Propylene Glycol and Propylene Oxide Price Increases in North America

Published on 2008-03-19. Author : SpecialChem

Midland, MI -- The Dow Chemical Company has announced that, effective April 1, 2008, or as contracts allow, it will increase off-list prices in North America (United States & Canada) by US$0.06 per pound for the following products:

  • Propylene Glycol Industrial Grade (PGI)
  • Propylene Glycol USP/EP (PG USP/EP)
  • Dipropylene Glycol Regular Grade (DPG)
  • Dipropylene Glycol LO+ (DPG LO+)
  • Tripropylene Glycol Regular Grade (TPG)
  • Tripropylene Glycol Acrylate Grade (TPG Ac)

Dow has also announced that, effective April 1, 2008, or as contracts allow, it will increase off-list price in North America (United States & Canada) by US$0.10 per pound for Propylene Oxide (PO).

About Dow PO/PG:

Dow is the world's largest producer of propylene oxide (PO) and propylene glycols (PG), with a global annual capacity of around 1.9 million tons for PO and more than one billion pounds for PG. Dow's PO / PG product offering includes PO, propylene glycol industrial grade (PGI), propylene glycol USP/EP grade (PG USP/EP), dipropylene glycol regular grade (DPG), dipropylene glycol LO+ grade (DPG LO+) and tripropylene glycol regular grade (TPG) and tripropylene glycol acrylate grade (TPG Ac).

About Dow:

With annual sales of $54 billion and 46,000 employees worldwide, Dow is a diversified chemical company that combines the power of science and technology with the " Human Element " to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. The Company delivers a broad range of products and services to customers in around 160 countries, connecting chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. 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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