Huntsman Announces Performance Products Increase in The Americas
The Woodlands, TX - Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) announced that effective September 1, 2008, or as applicable contracts allow, its Performance Products division will increase the prices as noted in The Americas, for all grades of the following products:
* JEFFOX® Functional Fluids: $0.20 per pound, list and off list
* UNIFROTH® 400: $0.20 per pound, list and off list
Huntsman said these increases are necessary due to strong demand; continued high costs for energy, packaging, and raw materials.
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has 13,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2007 revenues of approximately $10 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company’s website at www.huntsman.com.
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