Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - From 15 Aug 2011 or as contracts allow, Chemtura will increase prices for its urethane products as follows:
North America: Up to $0.15 per lb for urethane pre-polymers and $0.25 per lb for speciality curatives
Latin America: Up to $0.35 per kg for urethane pre-polymers and $0.55 per kg for speciality curatives
Asia-Pacific: Up to $0.50 per kg for urethane pre-polymers and speciality curatives.
Chemtura said in a 14 July announcement that the price increase "is necessary given the continued escalation of raw material costs."