ZEON Corporation has announced that its selling prices for hydrocarbon resin, thermoplastic elastomer, epoxy hardening agent, water-type dispersant, isoprene monomer, and dicyclopentadiens will be raised as listed below.
September 13, 2005
Price increase by the product type
(1)Hydrocarbon resin 30 yen/kg
(product name: Quintone)
(2)Thermoplastic elastomeer SIS 35 yen/kg
(product name: Quintac)
(3)Epoxy resin hardening agent 15 yen/kg
(product name: Quinflow)
(4)Water-type dispersant 5 yen/kg
(5)Isoprene monomer 28 yen/kg
(6)Dicyclopentadeine 20 yen/kg
2. Effective date
The price rise will come into effect for the October 1, 2005 product shipment.
3. Reason for the price increase
Profitability has continued to suffer from the skyrocketing prices of crude oil and naphtha, and prices for fuel oil, including heavy oil, are expected to significantly increase. Given that these abruptly rising prices are beyond our capacity to