Dow Water and Process Solutions today announced that it will increase prices on the Ion Exchange Resins portfolio globally by up to 15 percent, depending on geographies, applications and specific grades. The price increases are effective in Europe on February 1 and the rest of the world on February 15, 2013 in each case as contracts allow. These increases are driven by changes to energy, logistics and key input costs; global market dynamics as well as investments in innovation, assets and safety at Dow's facilities.
Products associated with the price increase include the following Dow Water & Process Solutions ion exchange brands: AMBERLITE™, DUOLITE™, XAD™, AMBERLYST™, AMBERJET™, AMBERCHROM™, AMBERSEP™, MICROIONEX™, IMAC HP™, DOWEX™, DOWEX MARATHON™, DOWEX UPCORE™ and DOWEX MONOSPHERE™.
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The global leader in sustainable separation and purification technology, Dow Water & Process Solutions is making a clear impact in the world. We're helping to make water safer and more accessible, food taste better, pharmaceuticals more effective and industries more efficient and spearheading the development of sustainable technologies that integrate water and energy requirements. Dow Water & Process Solutions offers a broad portfolio of ion exchange resins, reverse osmosis membranes, ultrafiltration membranes and electrodeionization products, with strong positions in a number of major application areas, including industrial and municipal water, industrial processes, pharmaceuticals, power, residential water and waste and water reuse. More information about Dow Water & Process Solutions can be found at www.dowwaterandprocess.com.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2012, Dow had annual sales of $57 billion and employed approximately 54,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 188 sites in 36 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.
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