Price Adjustments: Ashland Performance Materials

Ashland Performance Materials Price Adjustment History


Product:
Aroset and Flexcryl acrylic emulsion products

Increase:
6 cents/wet lb

Date:
October 1, 2009

Rationale:
Continuing cost escalation of key raw materials used to manufacture these products 

Product:
Aroset acrylic solvent-based products and Adtac rubber solvent-based products

Increase:
8 cents/wet lb

Date:
October 1, 2009

Rationale:
Continuing cost escalation of key raw materials used to manufacture these products 

Product:
Aroset and Flexcryl acrylic emulsion products

Increase:
5 cents/wet lb

Date:
February 1, 2010

Rationale:
Increases necessary to offset continuing cost escalation of key raw materials used to manufacture these products. 

Product:
Aroset solvent-based pressure-sensitive adhesive products

Increase:
8 cents/wet lb

Date:
March 1, 2010

Rationale:
Increase necessary to offset continuing cost escalation of key raw materials used to manufacture these products.  

Product:
Homopolymer and copolymer vinyl-acetate emulsions, and vinyl-acrylic emulsions

Increase:
3 cents/wet lb

Date:
April 1, 2010

Rationale:
Dramatic escalation in the cost of key raw materials. 

Product:
Aroset® and Flexcryl® solvent-based and emulsion pressure-sensitive adhesive product lines sold in North America

Increase:
Varies; contact Ashland for details

Date:
May 17, 2010

Rationale:
“Global supply is significantly tight for propylene, acrylic acid and acrylic monomers. In turn, this constraint creates increased cost pressures on key raw materials used to manufacture our pressure-sensitive adhesives product lines,” said David Hatgas, director-Global Product Management, Ashland Performance Materials. 

Product:
All acrylic emulsions for its North American market

Increase:
$0.06/lb

Date:
January 1, 2011

Rationale:
“Supply in the acrylic monomer market has remained tight, and forecasts strongly suggest that this will continue well into the future,” said Rex Noel, Sales manager, adhesive emulsions, Ashland Performance Materials. 

Product:
Unsaturated polyester resins (UPR) and additives, vinyl ester resins (VER), specialty products and gelcoats sold in North America

Increase:
$0.08-0.16/lb

Date:
January 11, 2011

Rationale: 

Product:
Aroset™ and Flexcryl™ solvent-based and emulsion pressure-sensitive adhesive product lines

Increase:
5-15%/wet lb

Date:
April 25, 2011

Rationale: 

Product:
Derakane epoxy vinyl ester resins, unsaturated polyester resins (UPRs) and gelcoats portfolio sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Increase:
100 euros/ton

Date:
March 2, 2012

Rationale: 

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