AOC and DSM to Increase Prices

20 May 2009

Both AOC and DSM have recently announced price increases across a range of products and regions.

AOC, LLC will increase prices on all products in Europe by € 0.08/kg and in Asia by $0.10/kg from June 1, 2009. They will also increase prices on all resin and gel coat products in the United States by $0.05 per pound, and CN$0.13 per kilo in Canada, effective for shipments on and after June 1, 2009.

DSM Composite Resins will make a price increase of 3-5% on its entire product range. This price increase is global and will come into effect by 15 May 2009, or at the earliest time possible, depending on existing individual contracts.