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DAK Americas raises polyester staple fiber price

August 20, 2012

Increase of $.03 per pound due to upward pressure on price of raw materials.

DAK Americas LLC, Charlotte, NC, will increase the price for all polyester staple fiber (PSF) products $0.03 per pound effective September 1, 2012.

The company says this increase is necessary due to continued upward pressure on the price of raw materials.

DAK says it is committed to the polyester staple fibers business and will continue to supply quality products, services and innovation to its customers.

DAK Americas, wholly owned by Alfa S.A.B. de C.V. of Monterrey, Mexico, is comprised of five business units: Polyethylene Terephthalate Resins (PET), Polyesters Staple Fibers (PSF), Monomers/ ingredients (TPA/PTA), Specialty Polymers and Green Polyester. DAK is one of the largest integrated producers of PET resins in the world and the main producer of polyester staple fibers in the Americas. DAK is focused on the future with numerous sustainability initiatives across its businesses.

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