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Hexion Specialty Chemicals Announces Melamine Resins Price Increase

October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (October 12, 2007) -- Hexion Specialty Chemicals announced today that prices for off list and list melamine resins in North America will increase by 3 cents/pound effective November 1.

Account managers will be contacting customers directly to discuss specific product pricing.

Key raw material costs specifically for melamine crystal make this price increase necessary and ensure continued supply to its customer base, the company said.

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

George W. Andrea
Business Manager
Global Phenolic Specialty Resins