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Hexion announces price increases

Columbus, Ohio-based Hexion Specialty Chemicals announced today it is increasing all list and off-list prices for Epon epoxy resins in the Americas by 6 cents per pound.

"This price increase is necessary because of the continued increases in raw material prices," the company said in a statement.

The company also announced that effective Oct. 5, or as contracts allow, it will increase all list and off-list prices of allyl chloride by 8 cents per pound and all list and off-list prices of epichlorohydrin by 8 cents per pound for customers in the Americas.

Hexion Specialty Chemicals is the global leader in thermoset resins. Hexion serves the global wood and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and industries, including the marine industry.

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