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Carpenter Powder Products Raises Prices on High-Speed and Tool Steels    BRIDGEVILLE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2004--Carpenter Powder Products Inc. (CPP), a subsidiary of Carpenter Technology Corporation (NYSE:CRS), said today that it will increase transactional prices on its high speed and tool steels by 5 percent for orders booked as of Feb. 16. Raw material surcharges will remain in effect.
    The planned price increase reflects continued increases in raw material, energy and other consumable costs.
    CPP, based in Bridgeville, Pa., is a leading global manufacturer of gas atomized specialty metal powders and consolidated powder metallurgy products. Carpenter, based in Wyomissing, Pa., is leading manufacturer and distributor of specialty alloys and engineered products. More information about Carpenter and CPP is available at www.cartech.com, with selected products for sale at www.carpenterdirect.com.

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    CONTACT: Carpenter Technology Corporation 
             Katharine Marshall, 610-208-3034
             kmarshall@cartech.com

    KEYWORD: PENNSYLVANIA
    INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MINING/METALS MANUFACTURING PRODUCT
    SOURCE: Carpenter Powder Products Inc.


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