Dow Announces Global Price Increase for CELLOSIZE™ Hydroxyethylcellulose

Horgen, Switzerland - September 17, 2013

Dow Europe GmbH is announcing a global price increase for CELLOSIZE™ Hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC).

Effective October 1, 2013, or as contract terms allow, Dow will increase prices for all grade of CELLOSIZE™ Hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) by six percent (6%).

This increase is necessary to sustain our commitment to delivering high quality products and reliable supply to our customers.

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