Arkema Coating Resins Announces Price Increase for Solventborne Polyester And Alkyd Resins Sold in North America

- Press release

Effective April 15, 2014 or as contracts allow, Arkema Coating Resins will increase pricing on solventborne polyesters and alkyds sold in North America.

Chempol® polyester and alkyd resins will increase by $0.05 per pound; Synaqua® alkyd dispersions will increase by $0.04 per pound.

This action is necessary due to escalation in the cost of key raw materials.

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A global chemical company and France’s leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in more than 40 countries, some 14,000 employees and 10 research centers, Arkema generates annual revenue of $8.1 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.

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Chempol® is a registered trademark of Arkema Inc.
Synaqua® is a registered trademark of Arkema.