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Dow Increases Prices for Emulsion Polymer based Products

Published on 2009-06-22. Author : SpecialChem

Horgen, Switzerland -- Effective July 1, 2009, or as contract terms permit, Dow Emulsion Polymers, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and its affiliates including Dow Europe GmbH, is increasing prices on all styrene butadiene and styrene acrylate latex based products sold by its Emulsion Polymers business into the paper & paperboard, carpet and performance latex industries by 60 Euro/MT (dry) in Europe, India, Middle East and Africa.

This price increase is critical to help offset the continuous rise in costs of energy and of raw material needed to manufacture our products.

Customers interested in learning more about the price increases should contact their local Dow sales representative.

About Dow

With sales of $58 billion in 2008 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. On April 1, 2009, Dow acquired Rohm and Haas Company, a global specialty materials company with sales of $10 billion in 2008 and 15,000 employees 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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