KANSAS CITY, MO - Cook Composites and Polymers (CCP) has announced a price increase for its graphic arts market product portfolio. Effective for shipments on and after Nov. 1, 2009, prices will increase up to $0.05 per pound for all ESI-CRYL® emulsion polymers, wax emulsions and resin solutions and up to $0.10 per pound for all ESI-REZ® solid-grade resins. Substantial hikes in key raw material costs have driven the necessity for this increase.