CHEMICAL MARKETS

CHEMICAL MARKETS

Metco Increases

Modifier PricesRAHWAY, N.J. - Metco North America Inc., a joint venture of M&T Chemicals Inc. and Mitsubishi Rayon Co., will increase prices for its Metablen C-200 and C-300 series of methacrylate butadiene styrene (MBS) impact modifiers by 5 cents per pound, effective June 1, 1988.

The increase is attributed to depressed market prices which have not kept pace with rising raw material costs.

M&T Chemicals Inc. represents Metco in the United States and Canada, and is a leading international producer of specialty chemicals and applications technologies.

TG Soda Ash

Boosts Prices

RALEIGH, N.C. - TG Soda Ash Inc., a unit of Texasgulf Chemicals Co., is increasing the list price of bulk dense soda ash by $10.00 a ton to $93.00 a ton, f.o.b. Wyoming, effective May 2.

All terminal and off-schedule prices also are increased by $10.00 a ton.