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Price Increase Announcements from Chemical Raw Material Suppliers

Published on 2018-01-19. Author : SpecialChem

The Leading Chemical Companies Eastman, Emerald Kalama Chemical, Huber and Ashland have decided to increase the price of some of their products, as listed in the table below:

Region Company Product Name Price Increase Effective date for Price Increase
North America
and Latin America
Eastman Eastman™ Methyl
Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK)
Offlist Price Increase
of $USD 0.050/LB
Feb. 01
Globally Emerald Kalama Chemical K-FLEX® Non-Phthalate Plasticizers
and Low-VOC Coalescents
Price Increases to Range
from $100/mt up to $350/mt
December 1, 2017
or as Contracts Allow
Globally Huber Pergopak® Organic Carriers
and Matting Agents
Average of Eight Percent
Depending on Product Grade and Packaging
Jan. 2, 2018 or
as Current Contracts Allow
North America Ashland AME™, Derakane™ and Hetron™
Resins as well as Various Other
Epoxy Vinyl Ester and
Specialty Resins
Increase by $0.10/lb February 1st, 2018

Compiled by SpecialChem Editorial Team (Based on information displayed on Eastman, Emerald Kalama Chemical, Huber and Ashland)

Source: Eastman, Emerald Kalama Chemical, Huber and Ashland
Omya Calcium Carboantes
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