Ashland to Hike Prices for Unsaturated Polyester Resin, Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resin, and Gelcoat in EMEA

January 16 2017

Ashland will increase the prices of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resin, epoxy vinyl ester resins, and gelcoats in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) by 100 Euros per ton. This increase will take effect from January 15, 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter as contracts allow.

The pricing action is primarily driven by the continued escalation in costs for key raw materials.

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