WILMINGTON, DE — Ashland recently announced it is increasing prices for products within the coatings segment, effective Feb. 1, 2022.

The natrosol™ hydroxy ethyl cellulose rheology modifiers product line will increase 10%. The aquaflow™ non-ionic synthetic associative thickeners (NSAT), pHlex™ neutralizing amines (Europe and Americas only), klucel™ hydroxy propyl cellulose, and strodex™ and dextrol™ phosphate esters product lines will all increase 5%. The drewplus™, drew™ and advantage™ defoamers products will increase 8-10%. Culminal™ methyl cellulose derivatives will increase 3-9%, and all other Ashland products sold into the segment will increase 10%. 

New product pricing will be in effect for all new orders placed for shipment on or after Feb. 1, 2022, or as agreements allow. Ashland reports that the recent price increase is due to surging raw materials, transportation and energy costs. 

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