Ashland Announces Price Increase on all Resins and Gelcoats in North America

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Ashland announces price increase on all resins and gelcoats in North America

Ashland announced today it will increase the price of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins, epoxy vinyl ester resins and gelcoats in North America by $0.09/lb. effective September 18, 2017, or as contracts allow.

This increase is primarily driven by continued escalation of costs in key raw materials and freight, exacerbated by the recent disruption to the North American chemical industry by Hurricane Harvey. Ashland continues to work diligently to ensure supply, service our customers, and provide the utmost quality and performance.

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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 nearly 7,000 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. Visit ashland.com to learn more.

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

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