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Hexion Specialty Chemicals To Raise Prices For CARDURA™, ACE™, VEOVA™ and VERSATIC™ Acid Products

September 15, 2009 at 4:21 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio – (September 15, 2009) - Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc., announced today that it will increase the prices of its CARDURA™ glycidyl ester, ACE™ hydroxyl acrylate monomer, VEOVA™ monomers and VERSATIC™ acids globally effective October 1, 2009 or as contract terms allow. This price increase is necessary due to continued and recently accelerated increases of raw material prices.

Prices for all grades of these products will increase by 150 Euro/mt or 250 USD/mt (equaling 11 cents per pound).

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

Jorrit Klaus
Vice President, Versatics
Tel: +31 (10) 295 4161

Peter Loscocco
Vice President, Public Affairs