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Eastman Increases Glycol Ethers and Glycol Ether Esters Prices on May 1

Published on 2008-04-30. Author : SpecialChem

KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- Eastman Chemical Company is increasing prices on the following products effective May 1, or as contracts allow. These increases are due to increased market demand and operating costs, particularly in raw materials, energy and freight.

  • EASTMAN EB Solvent: Off-list price increase of $US 0.04 /lb ($US 0.088/kg) globally.
  • EASTMAN DB Solvent: Off-list price increase of $US 0.04 /lb ($US 0.088/kg) globally.
  • EASTMAN PM Acetate: Off-list price increase of $US 0.03 /lb ($US 0.066/kg) globally.
  • EASTMAN EB Acetate: Off-list price increase of $US 0.04 /lb ($US 0.088/kg) globally.
  • EASTMAN DB Acetate: Off-list price increase of $US 0.04 /lb ($US 0.088/kg) globally.
  • EASTMAN DM Solvent: Off-list price increase of $US 0.03 /lb ($US 0.066/kg) globally.
  • EASTMAN PM Solvent: Off-list price increase of $US 0.03 /lb ($US 0.066/kg) globally.
  • EASTMAN DE Solvent: Off-list price increase of $US 0.04 /lb ($US 0.088/kg) globally.
  • EASTMAN DE-HG Solvent: Off-list price increase of $US 0.04 /lb ($US 0.088/kg) globally.
  • EASTMAN DE Solvent: Off-list price increase of $US 0.04 /lb ($US 0.088/kg) globally.

About Eastman Chemical Company:

Eastman manufactures and markets chemicals, fibers and plastics worldwide. It provides key differentiated coatings, adhesives and specialty plastics products; is a major supplier of cellulose acetate fibers; and produces PET polymers for packaging. As a Responsible Care® company, Eastman is committed to achieving the highest standards of health, safety, environmental and security performance. Founded in 1920 and headquartered in Kingsport, Tenn., Eastman is a FORTUNE 500 company with 2007 sales of $6.8 billion and approximately 10,500 employees.

Source: Eastman Chemical Company


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