06 August 2004
06 August 2004
Reichhold’s price increases affect the region of Mexico; DOW’s price increase affects orders in the Asia Pacific region.
Reichhold have made an increase on all acrylic resins as well as all unsaturated polyesters sold in Mexico. Acrylic resins for coatings applications will increase by 10%, effective August 1, 2004, while unsaturated polyesters for composites will increase by 9% for all orders shipped on or after August 9, 2004.
Dow is increasing prices on all grades of Derakane Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resins by US$300/MT in Asia Pacific. The increases are effective September 1, 2004, or as contract terms permit.
Dow said the continued escalation and volatility in raw material and energy costs is the primary reason for the price increase.
One of the most respected and successful names in motorsport is working with lightweighting and materials researchers at the AMRC to advance its processes for manufacturing recyclable composite components that extend useful lifetimes and reduce tooling costs.
Kordsa, operating in tire, construction reinforcement and composites technologies market with its mission ‘We Reinforce Life’, has launched a new campaign with the slogan ‘Inspired from life, we reinforce life’.
Chomarat is developing its Coatings & Films business at its French sites. The Group has just acquired an extruder and a graining line to increase its production capacities and develop new, more efficient solutions, particularly in the field of TPO (polyolefin thermoplastics).