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Carpenter Powder Products Raises Prices on High-Speed and Tool Steels

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa., Nov 30, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Carpenter Powder Products Inc. (CPP), a subsidiary of Carpenter Technology Corporation (NYSE:CRS), said today that it will increase transactional prices on all tool and high speed steels by 5 - 8 percent for orders booked as of December 1, 2004. 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.

SOURCE: Carpenter Powder Products Inc. (CPP)

Carpenter Powder Products Inc. (CPP), Bridgeville
Jaime Vasquez, 610-208-2165
Jvasquez@cartech.com


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