Producers Eye Big Increases as Energy Costs Surge

Westervelt, Robert
June 2008
Chemical Week;6/2/2008, Vol. 170 Issue 17, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of chemical producers to increase product prices. Dow Chemical says it will raise all product prices by up to 20 percent on June 1, 2008. Huntsman followed with its own announcement, saying it would raise product prices by up to 25 percent and impose an energy surcharge across a wide range of products. Rohm and Haas began implementing an index-based raw material and energy surcharge on its specialty materials business products in May 2008.


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