22nd October 2020

Pricing Updates

Arkema Coating Resins Announces Price Increase for All Latex Products Sold in North America

Effective September 23, 2014, or as contracts allow, Arkema Coating Resins will increase pricing on all latex products sold in North America. The prices for ENCORand SNAP acrylic, styrene-acrylic and styrene-butadiene latexes, NEOCAR Acrylic latexes, Celocor opaque polymer, ENCOR vinyl-acrylic, vinyl acetate-ethylene latexes, NEOCAR Latexes and ENCORstyrene-acrylic hard resins will increase by $0.02 to $0.04 per wet pound, or per pound for hard resins. This action is necessary due to escalation in the cost of key raw materials.

Ashland to Increase Global Prices of HEC

Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. is increasing the price of its industrial hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) product lines globally. Prices will increase by 7 to 10 per cent, depending on grade and region, effective for shipments after July 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. The company announced again that it is increasing the price of its portfolio of hydroxyethylcellulose products 5 per cent globally effective August 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. This price increase is necessary for continued investment to support our customers’ growth.

Ashland Inc. Price Increase for intermediates and Specialty Solvents in North America

Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., is increasing the price of its portfolio of intermediates and specialty solvents sold in North America effective July 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. Prices for 1, 4 Butanediol (BDO) and its downstream solvent derivatives will increase by 5 cents per pound. Responding to changing market conditions allows Ashland to continue to provide innovative products and industry-leading support that add value for customers.