09/18/2013

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Ashland: Price increases for unsaturated polyester resin, gelcoat and epoxy vinyl ester resins for EMEA

Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the prices of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resin, gelcoat and epoxy vinyl ester resins in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by 75 euros per ton. This increase will take effect October 1, 2013, or at the earliest possible timing depending on customer contracts.

The pricing action is primarily driven by the continued escalation in costs for key raw materials at Ashland´s manufacturing units.

About Ashland Performance Materials
Ashland Performance Materials is a global leader in unsaturated polyester resins and epoxy vinyl ester resins. In addition, it provides customers with technologies in gelcoats, pressure-sensitive and structural adhesives, coatings and elastomers.

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