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Surface Specialties UCB Announces Liquid Coating Resin Price Increases

Published on 2004-10-13. Author : SpecialChem

Surface Specialties UCB announces increases for its liquid coatings resins sold in Europe for all orders shipped on or after October 15, 2004, or as contracts allow.

These are as follows: Acrylics €0.25/kg; Alkyds, €0.15/kg; Unsaturated polyesters €0.35/kg; Epoxies €0.50/kg; solvent-borne and waterborne dispersions Polyurethanes €0.15/kg; Phenolics €0.15/kg.

The price adjustments are necessary for Surface Specialties UCB to continue overcoming sustained and ongoing increases in key raw materials, energy, transportation, packaging costs, and to ensure sustainability of its business.

Surface Specialties UCB is a world leader in the development and manufacture of technically innovative products and solutions for surface applications. These specialties include resins, additives, and adhesives, and are sold into many markets, such as automotive, industrial, graphics, architecture, wood, textiles, tire, paper, marine and medical.

UCB headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, is a global pharmaceutical and specialty chemical company with 12,000 employees around the world.

Source: Surface Specialties UCB

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