Arkema Coating Resins announces price increase for all latex products sold in North America

- Press release
Effective September 23, 2014, or as contracts allow, Arkema Coating Resins will increase pricing on all latex products sold in North America.

The prices for ENCOR® and SNAP® acrylic, styrene-acrylic and styrene-butadiene latexes, NEOCAR® acrylic latexes, CELOCOR® opaque polymer, ENCOR® vinyl-acrylic, vinyl acetate-ethylene latexes, NEOCAR® latexes and ENCOR® styrene-acrylic hard resins will increase by $0.02 to $0.04 per wet pound, or per pound for hard resins. 


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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