Protech Chemicals Ltd. is increasing prices between 5 and 8% on all its powder coatings across all markets. The price increase will be effective November 1, 2006 and will be subject to current contract commitments.

"Over the last three years our industry has had to absorb continuous cost increases in raw materials, packaging and transportation. While we have offset some of these increased costs through improved efficiency, under these circumstances, we can no longer sustain our current pricing structure," said David Ades, managing director.

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