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Hexion Specialty Chemicals to Raise Prices for Epoxy Resin Products in the Americas

March 25, 2010 at 10:36 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio - (March 25, 2010) - Effective April 15, 2010, or as contracts allow, Hexion Specialty Chemicals announced it will increase prices of the following Hexion epoxy resins in the Americas. This increase is in addition to any other increase announced previously and is driven by the continued increases in the cost of key raw materials as well as the global and regional shortages of epoxy resins and their precursors.

Products:Increase:
EPON™ Liquid Epoxy Resins$0.12 PER POUND for list & off-list prices
EPON Solid Epoxy Resins$0.12 PER POUND for list & off-list prices
EPON Epoxy Resin Solutions$0.12 PER POUND for off-list prices only
EPON Custom Solutions$0.12 PER POUND for off-list prices only
EPI-REZ™ Waterborne Resins$0.10 PER POUND for off-list prices only
EPON Specialty Liquid Epoxy Resins$0.12 PER POUND for off-list prices only
EPON Epoxy Novolac Resins$0.12 PER POUND for off-list prices only
EPON Epoxy Resin Blends$0.12 PER POUND for off-list prices only
EPON Epoxy Acrylate Resins$0.12 PER POUND for off-list prices only
EPON Elastomeric Modifier Resins$0.12 PER POUND for off-list prices only
Eponex® & Eponol® Resins$0.12 PER POUND for off-list prices only
HELOXY™ Modifiers$0.12 PER POUND for off-list prices only
EPON™ Brominated Epoxy Resins$0.12 PER POUND for off-list prices only
EPIKURE™ Powder Coating Curing Agents$0.12 PER POUND for off-list prices only
EPIKURE™ Amine Curing Agents$0.12 PER POUND for list & off-list prices

 

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