AMSTERDAM — Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) will increase prices effective June 1, 2019, or as contracts allow, of its Elotex redispersible polymer powders sold into the building and construction market.

Orders placed and confirmed before May 1, 2019, with a confirmed shipment date prior to June 1, 2019, will maintain at current prices. All other orders with a confirmed shipment date after May 31, 2019, will be priced at the new level.

Elotex redispersible polymer powders are used to improve the performance of cement, lime or gypsum based finished dry-mix mortar products, as well as on cement-free and mineral binder-free systems.