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KMG Electronic Chemicals Announces Price Increase For Ultra High-Purity Process Chemicals Used In Electronic Applications

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: KMGB), a global provider of specialty chemicals in carefully focused markets, today announced that it will increase the prices for certain high-purity process chemicals effective June 15, 2011, or as contracts allow. The increases will be applicable to most solvent products, as well as hydrogen peroxide and phosphoric acid.

The increases are necessitated by the escalation in raw material costs, particularly those influenced by the energy and petrochemical markets.

About KMG

KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and distributes specialty chemicals to carefully focused markets. The Company grows by acquiring and optimizing stable chemical product lines and businesses with established production processes. Its current operations are focused on the electronic, wood treatment and agricultural chemical markets. For more information, visit the Company's web site at

The information in this news release includes certain forward-looking statements that are based upon assumptions that in the future may prove not to have been accurate and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, including statements as to the future performance of the company. Although the company believes that the expectations reflected in its forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations or any of its forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Factors that could cause results to differ include, but are not limited to, successful performance of internal plans, product development acceptance, the impact of competitive services and pricing and general economic risks and uncertainties.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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