This increase will vary by product, packaging, world area and currency of sale, and applies to orders shipped on or after August 7, 2008, for all non-contract customers and where contracts allow.
"Solutia remains committed to offering the highest performing heat transfer fluids, supported by unparalleled technical and customer service, that offer the best total value to our customers," said Dale Kline, global commercial director, Specialty Fluids, Solutia Inc. "Although we have successfully implemented several cost-containment measures this year, we have been unable to offset sustained high prices for energy and critical raw materials. Therefore, we are asking our customers to share in these costs."
Solutia is a world leader in heat transfer fluids, providing 60 years of excellence in technical support, customer service, performance and innovation. For more information on Therminol, call 1-800-426-2463, visit www.therminol.com or send a request on company letterhead to Solutia Inc., Therminol -3S, P.O. Box 66760, St. Louis, Missouri, 63166, USA.
Note to Editor: Therminol is a registered trademark of Solutia Inc.
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About Solutia Inc.
Solutia is a market-leading performance materials and specialty chemicals company. The company focuses on providing solutions for a better life through a range of products, including: Saflex(r) interlayer for laminated glass; CPFilms(r) aftermarket window films sold under the LLumar(r) brand and others; high-performance nylon polymers and fibers sold under brands such as Vydyne(r) and Wear-Dated(r); and technical specialties including the Flexsys(r) family of chemicals for the rubber industry, Skydrol(r) aviation hydraulic fluid and Therminol(r) heat transfer fluid. Solutia's businesses are world leaders in each of their market segments. With its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, the company operates globally with approximately 6,000 employees in more than 60 locations. More information is available at www.solutia.com.