Material pricing reports

Pricing announcements from AOC, Dow, Dow Epoxy, DuPont.

AOC LLC (Collierville, Tenn.) has announced a USD $0.10/kg price increase for all products shipped to customers located in Asia, effective on and after Jan. 1, 2008.

The Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, Mich.) has announced a $0.03/lb increase in North American off-list prices of select TERGITOL and TRITON Surfactants, effective Jan. 1, 2008, or as contracts allow. Dow also will increase by $0.03/lb to $0.20/lb the North American off-list prices of certain CARBOWAX and CARBOWAX SENTRY polyethylene glycols (PEGs) and other polyglycol products, effective Jan. 1, 2008, or as contracts allow.

Dow Epoxy (Midland, Mich.) has announced list and off-list price increases for its line of epoxy resins and curing agents in North America, effective Jan. 1, 2008, or as contract terms allow: D.E.R. 300 series, +$0.06/lb; D.E.N. 400 series, +$0.06/lb; D.E.N. 431, +$0.08/lb; D.E.R. 500 series, +$0.06/lb; D.E.R. 600 series, +$0.06/lb; D.E.R. 700 series, +$0.06/lb; D.E.H. 20, 30, 50 & 80 series, +$0.06/lb.

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers (P&IP, Wilmington, Del.) has announced a global price increase of $0.09/lb for its ethylene copolymer product line, effective Jan. 1, 2008, or as contracts allow. This increase is in addition to the $0.08/lb price increase announced to take effect on Nov. 1, 2007.