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

Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), increased the price of its portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins, epoxy vinyl esters and gelcoats sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) by 150 euros per ton effective April 1, 2015, or as contracts allow.

This increase is primarily driven by the continued escalation in costs for key raw materials.

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

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