Ashland Announces Price Increase on its Complete Portfolio of Composite Resins and Gelcoats in North America effective February 15, 2017

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Ashland announces price increase on its complete portfolio of composite resins and gelcoats in North America effective February 15, 2017.

Ashland announced today it will increase the price of its complete portfolio of composite resins and gelcoats in North America. These increases will take effect on all orders shipped on and after February 15, 2017, or as contracts allow.

  •     Isophthalic acid based unsaturated polyester resins sold in North America will increase by $0.06/lb.
  •     Gelcoats sold in North America will increase by $0.04/lb.
  •     UPRs (not including isophthalic) sold in North America will increase by $0.03/lb.
  •     Vinyl ester resins sold in the North America will increase by $0.07/lb.

These increases are primarily driven by increases in key raw materials. Ashland continues to make these decisions with the intent to ensure we are servicing our customers with the utmost quality and performance and the ability to continue reinvesting in our product line.

About Ashland
Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are 6,000 passionate, tenacious solvers – from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators – who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Ashland also maintains a controlling interest in Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a premium consumer-branded lubricant supplier. Visit ashland.com to learn more.

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Sandra Derthick
614-790-1957
saderthick(at)ashland(dot)com

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