Cytec Industries Inc. announced it is increasing the prices of its portfolio of UV/EB curable monomers, oligomers and photoinitiators in the Americas for orders shipped on or after Jan. 1, 2008. Prices will advance between 5 to 8 percent depending on the product family.
The increase is necessitated by the continued escalation in the cost of methanol, acrylic acid, acrylic esters and polyols as well as related energy, packaging and transportation costs.
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