Dow Europe: Further price increases announced

Dow Europe GmbH, Dow Polyurethanes and Dow Formulated Systems will raise prices for all Polyols, MDI and for polyurethane systems up to 250 Euro per metric ton in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The increase is effective immediately or as contracts allow. This step is being taken to mitigate unprecedented price increases in key raw materials.

Effective June 15, 2010, or as contract terms allow, Styron Europe GmbH and its affiliates in Europe will increase the price for its CALIBRE™ 1060 DVD polycarbonate grade for optical media applications by 400 Euro per metric ton, and the prices for all other CALIBRE polycarbonate and for all EMERGE™ polycarbonate compounds & blends products by 300 Euro per metric ton. These price increases are applicable across the European, Middle Eastern and African regions.

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