CHESTER, SC– Effective March 1, 2012, or as contracts allow, COATEX Inc. will increase the list and off-list selling prices of its thickener and dispersant product lines sold to the coatings market for the NAFTA region.

Acrylic-based dispersants will increase $0.05/lb. Acrylic-based thickeners will increase $0.04/lb, and all other products will increase $0.03/lb.