Arch Chemicals, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend

| Source: Arch Chemicals, Inc.

NORWALK, Conn., July 29, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Arch Chemicals, Inc. Board of Directors on July 29, 2010 declared a quarterly dividend of 20-cents on each share of Arch Chemicals (NYSE:ARJ) common stock. The dividend is payable on September 17, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 16, 2010.

Headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut (USA), Arch Chemicals, Inc. is a global Biocides company with annual sales of over $1 billion. Arch and its subsidiaries provide innovative, chemistry-based and related solutions to selectively destroy and control the growth of harmful microbes.  The Company's concentration is in water treatment, hair and skin care products, wood treatment, preservation and protection applications such as for paints and building products and health and hygiene applications.  Arch Chemicals operates in two segments:  Biocides Products and Performance Products.  Together with its subsidiaries, Arch has approximately 2,800 employees and manufacturing and customer-support facilities in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.

Arch Chemicals, Inc.
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