ZEON Corporation has announced that its selling prices for epoxy hardening agent will be raised as listed below.
May 13, 2005
1. Price increase by the product type
Epoxy resin hardening agent
(product name: Quinhard) 40 yen/kg
2. Effective date
The price rise will come into effect for the September 1, 2004 product shipment.
3. Reason for the price increase
Product profitability has continued to suffer due to rapid price hikes of naphtha, maleic acid and packing materials such as drums despite our continuing effects to reduce manufacturing costs.