Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. to Raise Prices in the Americas for Epoxy Resins and Bisphenol A

  Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. to Raise Prices in the Americas for Epoxy
  Resins and Bisphenol A

Business Wire

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- December 21, 2012

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (“Momentive Specialty Chemicals” or the
“Company”) today announced that it will increase the prices for Epoxy Resins
and Bisphenol A in the Americas as listed in the following table. Driven by an
increase in key raw materials costs, this price adjustment becomes effective
Jan. 15, 2013, or as contracts allow. Momentive account managers will contact
customers to discuss this announcement in more detail.

Products:                                Increase for list & off-list
                                              prices:
Bisphenol A                                   10 cents per pound
EPON™ Liquid Epoxy Resins                     6 cents per pound
EPON™ Solid Epoxy Resins                      6 cents per pound
EPON™ Specialty Liquid Epoxy Resins           6 cents per pound
EPON™ Resin Blends                            4 cents per pound
EPON™ Resin Solutions                         4 cents per pound
EPON™ Brominated Resin Solutions              4 cents per pound
EPON™ High Performance Resins                 4 cents per pound
HELOXY™ Modifiers                             4 cents per pound
                                              

About the Company
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (formerly known as
Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc.) is the global leader in thermoset resins.
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. serves the global wood and industrial
markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products
and technical support for customers in a diverse range of applications and
industries. Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. is an indirect wholly owned
subsidiary of Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC.

About Momentive
Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC (“Momentive”) is the ultimate
parent company of Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty
Chemicals Inc. Momentive is a global leader in specialty chemicals and
materials, with a broad range of advanced specialty products that help
industrial and consumer companies support and improve everyday life. Its
technology portfolio delivers tailored solutions to meet the diverse needs of
its customers around the world. Momentive was formed in October 2010 through
the combination of entities that indirectly owned Momentive Performance
Materials Inc. and Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. The capital structures and
legal entity structures of both Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (formerly known as Hexion Specialty
Chemicals, Inc.), and their respective subsidiaries and direct parent
companies, remain separate. Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive
Specialty Chemicals Inc. file separate financial and other reports with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. Momentive is controlled by investment
funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC. Additional information
about Momentive and its products is available at www.momentive.com.

Contact:

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.
David Weber, 281-325-3521
david.weber@momentive.com
or
John Kompa, 614-225-2223
john.kompa@momentive.com
 
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