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DOW CHEMICAL INCREASES PRICES OF HOLLOW PLASTIC PIGMENTS IN NORTH AMERICA
May 1, 2004
Effective May 15, the Dow Emulsion Polymers business is increasing the prices of Hollow Plastic Pigment products sold into the paper industry by $0.075/lb (dry) in the U.S. and Canada. Dow will honor its notice provisions regarding pricing changes per contractual terms and conditions contained in existing contracts. These price increases are being driven by increased raw material costs. Dow is a leader in science and technology, providing innovative chemical, plastic and agricultural products and services to many essential consumer markets. With annual sales of $33 billion, Dow serves customers in more than 180 countries and a wide range of markets that are vital to human progress, including food, transportation, health and medicine, personal and home care, and building and construction, among others.