Ashland today announced it will increase prices for products within the coatings segment, effective February 1, 2022. New product pricing will be in effect for all new orders placed for shipment on or after February 1, 2022, or as agreements allow.

Here the complete list of involved product lines:

Product line Increase
natrosol™ hydroxy ethyl cellulose rheology modifiers 10%
aquaflow™ non-ionic synthetic associative thickeners (NSAT) 5%
drewplus™, drew™, advantage™ defoamers 8% -10%
pHlex™ neutralizing amines (Europe and Americas only) 5%
strodex™ and dextrol™ phosphate esters 5%
klucel™ hydroxy propyl cellulose 5%
culminal™ methyl cellulose derivatives 3% -9 %
all other Ashland products sold into segment 10%


While Ashland continues to focus on managing costs to deliver top-quality products and exceptional service, the recent price increase is due to surging raw materials, transportation, and energy costs.