The price increases are effective in Europe on Feb. 1 and the rest of the world on Feb. 15, 2013, in each case as contracts allow. These increases are driven by changes to energy, logistics and key input costs; global market dynamics as well as investments in innovation, assets and safety at Dow's facilities.

Products associated with the price increase include the following Dow Water & Process Solutions ion exchange brands: AMBERLITE™, DUOLITE™, XAD™, AMBERLYST™, AMBERJET™, AMBERCHROM™, AMBERSEP™, MICROIONEX™, IMAC HP™, DOWEX™, DOWEX MARATHON™, DOWEX UPCORE™ and DOWEX MONOSPHERE™.

About Dow Water & Process Solutions

Dow Water & Process Solutions, a leader in sustainable separation and purification technology, offers a broad portfolio of ion exchange resins, reverse osmosis membranes, ultrafiltration membranes and electrodeionization products, with strong positions in a number of major application areas, including industrial and municipal water, industrial processes, pharmaceuticals, power, residential water and waste and water reuse. More information about Dow Water & Process Solutions can be found at