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Hexion Specialty Chemicals To Raise Prices For Coating, Adhesive and Construction Dispersions in Europe, The Middle East And Africa

May 20, 2010 at 9:18 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio - (May 20, 2010) - Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc., announced today that effective June 15, or as contracts allow, it will increase the price of its acrylic, styrene acrylic and styrene butadiene dispersions by € 80 to € 120 per metric ton in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

This increase is in addition to the previous increases announced and is driven by continued escalation in the cost of raw materials.

About Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc.

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Specialty Chemicals is the global leader in thermoset resins. Hexion serves the global wood and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and industries. Additional information is available at

www.hexion.com.

Contact:

Peter Loscocco
VP, Public Affairs
614-225-4127
peter.loscocco@hexion.com