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Eastman Increases Rosin Resin and Resin Dispersion Prices

Published on 2010-11-03. Author : SpecialChem

KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- Eastman Chemical Company is announcing a further global price increase on Rosin Resin products and Resin Dispersion products effective December 1, 2010 or as contracts allow.

The primary drivers for this additional pricing action are the unprecedented further increase in gum rosin cost and supply tightness.

Increase Amount
Rosin Resins
0.30 $/lb
0.66 $/kg
0.45 €/kg
Resin Dispersions
0.15 $/lb
0.35 $/kg
0.25 €/kg

This price increase is necessary to mitigate the cost pressure and enable continued supply for our customers. Prices are valid till further notice.

About Eastman:

Eastman's chemicals, fibers and plastics are used as key ingredients in products that people use every day. Approximately 10,000 Eastman employees around the world blend technical expertise and innovation to deliver practical solutions. The company is committed to finding sustainable business opportunities within the diverse markets it serves. A global company headquartered in Kingsport, Tenn., USA, Eastman had 2009 sales of $5 billion.

Source: Eastman

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