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Rohm and Haas Company Announces Price Increase for Architectural and Functional Coatings in North America

Published on 2005-11-16. Author : SpecialChem

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Rohm and Haas (NYSE: ROH) will implement list and off-list price increases for vinyl-acetate-based emulsions sold to the architectural coatings, industrial coatings, construction and building products, graphic arts, and the textile and non-woven industries in North America. An increase of $0.05 per wet pound for vinyl-acetate-based products will take effect December 1, 2005 or as contracts allow.

In making the announcement, James Swanson, Vice President and General Manager, Architectural and Functional Coatings North America, cited the continuing run up in vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) costs as reason for the increase.

About Rohm and Haas Company

Rohm and Haas is a worldwide producer of specialty materials, with more than 100 plants and research facilities in 27 countries and company sales of approximately $7 billion in 2004. Its chemistry is found today in personal care, health care, grocery, home and construction markets, in the power and electronics industry and thousands of everyday products.

Source: Rohm and Haas

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