Ashland Announces Price Increase on Epoxy Vinyl Ester and Specialty Resins in North America Effective April 1st, 2018

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Ashland announces price increase on epoxy vinyl ester and specialty resins in North America effective April 1st, 2018

Effective April 1, 2018 or as contracts allow, Ashland will increase the price of AME™, Derakane™ and Hetron™ resins, as well as various other epoxy vinyl ester and specialty resins in North America by $0.08 - $0.12/lb depending on grade.

This increase is primarily driven by continued escalation of costs 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.

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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 approximately 6,500 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.com

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