CARY, NC - Effective February 10, 2013, or as contracts allow, Arkema Coating Resins will increase pricing on all solventborne and powder coating resins sold in North America.

Chempol® acrylics and Coroc® additives will increase by $0.07-$0.09 per lb, while Chempol alkyds, polyesters and oils, and Synaqua® alkyd dispersions will increase by $0.04 to $0.07 per lb.

Reafree® polyester powder resins will increase by $0.05 to $0.07 per lb.

This action is necessary due to escalation in the cost of raw materials and transportation for solventborne and powder products.

Customers should contact their Arkema Coating Resins account representative for additional details.