Price Increases

Eastman Increases Rosin Resin and Resin Dispersion Prices

November 3, 2010

Eastman Chemical Company is announcing a further global price increase on rosin resin products and resin dispersion products effective December 1, 2010 or as contracts allow. The primary drivers for this additional pricing action are the unprecedented further increase in gum rosin cost and supply tightness, the company said. Rosin resins will increase 0.30 $/lb; 0.66 $/kg; and 0.45 €/kg. Resin dispersions will increase 0.15 $/lb; 0.35 $/kg; and 0.25 €/kg