Special Materials Company (SMC) Announces Price Increases
Special Materiasl Company announces an immediate price increase of its exempt volatile organic compound Para-Chlorobenzotrifluoride (PCBTF).
- (1888PressRelease) November 17, 2011 - New York, NY - Special Materials Company (SMC) is increasing effective immediately or as contracts allow, pricing for PCBTF (parachlorobenzotrifluoride) by 7% covering all grades and packages.
This action is necessary to respond to raw material market conditions and currency exchange challenges. Environmental issues have caused production challenges for key raw materials along with unexpected strong demand for PCBTF for the agricultural market.
According to SMC's Compliance Solutions Product Manager, Diane Tramontana, "SMC remains committed to supplying high quality PCBTF and maintaining sufficient US based inventory to supply the market demand".
About Special Materials Company
SMC, formed in 1996, and headquartered in New York City, is a global specialty chemical company serving global markets in agriculture, energy, paint and coatings, paper, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and intermediates. Currently, SMC has ownership of 3 factories in China, and one factory in the United States with several logistics distribution centers across the globe. It was recently named to the ICIS top 100 Global Chemical Distributors list.