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Celanese Announces Emulsion Polymers Price Increase in North America

Published on 2008-05-16. Author : SpecialChem

DALLAS -- Celanese, a global leader in emulsion polymers has announced that it will increase the price of all vinyl-based and acrylic-based emulsions sold in North America according to the following schedule: Solids level Increase per wet cwt

  • <50% $3.00
  • 50-54% $4.00
  • >55% $5.00

Celanese cited continued, rapid increases in raw materials, feedstocks, energy and transportation costs as the primary drivers of this announcement. This increase applies to all applications and will be effective for shipments on or after June 15, 2008, or as contracts allow.

About the Emulsion Polymers Business of Celanese:

The Emulsion Polymers business of Celanese is a global leader in developing products and application technology to improve performance, create value and drive innovation in a broad range of industrial and consumer end-use applications including adhesives, coatings, engineered fabrics, glass fibers, paper, textiles and more. The business has manufacturing facilities worldwide and is supported by expert technical service regionally.

About Celanese:

As a global leader in the chemicals industry, Celanese Corporation makes products essential to everyday living. Our products, found in consumer and industrial applications, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Net sales totalled $6.4 billion in 2007, with over 70 percent generated outside of North America. Known for operational excellence and execution of its business strategies, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with innovations and best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 8,400 employees worldwide.

Source: Celanese

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