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Dow Performance Monomers Announces Price Increase for Acrylic Monomers effective July 1st

Published on 2009-06-16. Author : SpecialChem

MIDLAND, Mich. -- The Dow Chemical Company announced that it will increase the off schedule prices for Acrylic Monomers in North America and Latin America, effective July 1, 2009, or as contracts allow. The increases are $0.10/lb or $220/MT for Acrylates, Methacrylates and Specialty Monomers.

The company also announced it will increase the off schedule prices in Europe and Asia for Acrylates, Methacrylates and Specialty Monomers by $0.3/lb or $70/MT, effective July 1, 2009.

These increases are necessitated by the continuous cost escalation of key raw materials used to manufacture monomer products.

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Source: Dow

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