DENHAM, N.C. (Jan. 26)--Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex L.L.C. plans to boost prices globally for nitrile latex used to make gloves.
The price of nitrile butadiene latex for gloves will rise 5 cents per dry pound worldwide by March 1. The Denham-based company--a joint venture of Dow Chemical Co. and Reichhold L.L.C., which is a subsidiary of Dainippon Ink and Chemicals--cited continuing escalation in raw material and energy costs as the prime reason for the price hike.
Press release from Dow Reichhold