SCHENECTADY, NY – January 11, 2018 – Effective immediately or as contract terms allow, Addivant™, a global leader in polymer additives, is increasing the price of LOWILITE® 77 by up to 10%. The increase is driven by sharp raw material cost increases linked to different factors including supply shortages resulting from China’s recent reinforcement of its environmental protection policies.
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