CARY, NC - Effective January 28, 2014, or as contracts allow, Arkema Coating Resins will increase pricing on all latex products sold in North America.

Encor® and SNAP® acrylic, styrene-acrylic and styrene-butadiene latexes and Neocar® acrylic latexes will increase by $0.05 to $0.10 per wet pound. Celocor® opaque polymer will increase by $0.04 per wet pound. Encor vinyl-acrylic, vinyl acetate-ethylene, vinyl acetate homopolymer and Neocar latexes will increase by $0.02 to $0.03 per wet pound. Encor styrene-acrylic hard resins will increase by $0.05 to $0.10 per pound. 

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

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