to Increase Prices by Total of 7.5 Percent
In addition to the 4-percent price increase Pilkington North America
announced in June, the company announced on July 11 that it will increase
its prices by another 3.5 percent on all automotive glass parts, effective
August 4, 2008. (CLICK
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"The costs of providing high-quality products and services have increased
dramatically the last few months," writes William A. George, director
of marketing for the company. "We have been unable to offset the
escalating commodity and energy costs with our aggressive cost reduction
He adds, "We sincerely hope you will understand the necessity for
this general price increase. As always, we will continue to improve our
products and services while remaining competitive and affordable."
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