Dow to increase price of polycarbonate, PC compounds and PC blends in North and Latin America

The Dow Chemical Company recently announced US$0.07/lb. price increase across North and Latin America for all polycarbonates, polycarbonate compounds and polycarbonate blends, effective May 1, 2009, or as contract terms allow. The increase is due to constant decline in polycarbonate prices and increase in raw material, energy costs. Dow brands affected by the price increase include CALIBRE™ Polycarbonate Resins and EMERGE™ Advanced Resins. "Looking at the consistent price decline over the last 6 months in polycarbonate with benzene's 60% run-up since January 2009 and propylene's 35% increase year-to-date, it is important and necessary that we take pricing action to restore margins despite the uncertainty and weakness in many of our polycarbonate end-use markets", said Glenn Wright, Commercial Vice President for Dow's Basic Plastics business in North America.
  More News  Post Your Comment
{{comment.Name}} made a post.




There are no comments to display. Be the first one to comment!


Name Required.


Email Id Required.

Email Id Not Valid.


Mobile Required.

Email ID and Mobile Number are kept private and will not be shown publicly.

Message Required.

Click to Change image  Refresh Captcha