Air Products to Increase Prices for Polyurethane Additives and Curatives

Oct 01, 2010, 12:00 ET from Air Products

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products today announced that, effective October 1, 2010 in Asia and November 1, 2010 in all other regions, or as contracts allow, it will increase prices by up to 10% for Versalink ® curatives, Dabco® silicone and organic surfactants, Dabco® metal catalysts, and select Dabco® and Polycat® amine catalysts.

Air Products (NYSE: APD) serves customers in industrial, energy, technology and healthcare markets worldwide with a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, and equipment and services. Founded in 1940, Air Products has built leading positions in key growth markets such as semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, home healthcare services, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. The company is recognized for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. In fiscal 2009, Air Products had revenues of $8.3 billion, operations in over 40 countries, and 18,900 employees around the globe. For more information, visit

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