Effective April 1, or as contracts allow, The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., will raise the
prices of glacial acrylic acid, butyl acrylate, ethyl acrylate, methyl acrylate and 2-ethylhexyl
acrylate — also known as acrylic monomers or acrylates — by 85 euros per metric ton in Europe, and
by $110 per metric ton in the Middle East/Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The company cited
continuing inflation of raw material costs in announcing the increase.
March 17, 2009