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Dow Increases Epoxy Resin Prices in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Indian Subcontinent

Published on 2007-05-25. Author : SpecialChem

Dow Epoxy, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow"), is announcing price increases for D.E.N.™ epoxy novolac resins and D.E.R.™ liquid, liquid blend, solid, solid solution and brominated epoxy resin products.

The increases, effective June 1, 2007, or as contract terms allow, apply to the following regions: Asia Pacific, Europe (Western Europe, Eastern Europe including Turkey), the Middle East, Africa, India and Pakistan.

Asia Pacific:

Prices will rise by US$100 per metric ton for D.E.R. liquid, liquid blend, solid and solid solution, brominated epoxy resins, and D.E.N. epoxy novolac resins.

Europe, Middle East, Africa, Indian Subcontinent:

Prices will rise by €100 per metric ton for D.E.R. liquid, liquid blend, solid solution, brominated epoxy resins and D.E.N. epoxy novolac resins.

The increases are in addition to all those previously announced in the affected regions. Customers interested in learning more about the price increase should contact their local Dow sales representative.

About Dow Epoxy

Dow Epoxy is a leading global producer of epoxy resins, intermediates and specialty resins. The business offers differentiated solution-based products and innovative technologies and services to customers spanning a wide range of market segments, including: powder coatings, marine and protective coatings, packaging coatings, coil coatings, automotive coatings, UV curable coatings, civil engineering, structural and corrosion-resistant composites, adhesives, electrical laminates and electrical castings/potting and encapsulation/tooling.

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

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