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South Africa,United Arab Emirates,United States : Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. to Raise Prices for Base Epoxy Products in Europe, the Middle East and Africa Region.

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. ( Momentive Specialty Chemicals or the Company ) today announced that it will increase the prices for base epoxy resin products, including liquid epoxy resins (LER) and solid epoxy resins (SER), in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa Region by 130- 150/tonne depending on the product, effective August 15, 2012, or as contracts allow. The pricing adjustment is driven by increases in the cost of key raw materials, including benzene, propylene and acetone.

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.

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