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Wacker to raise dispersible polymer powder prices
Apr '14
WACKER POLYMERS is to raise its prices for dispersible polymer powders and solid resins of the VINNAPAS brand globally. Effective May 1, 2014, prices will be increased by up to seven percent for polymer powders and up to nine percent for solid resins, or as customer contracts allow. This measure has been necessitated by the current strong increase in costs. 
The price adjustments will enable WACKER POLYMERS to continue providing reliable supply and constantly high product quality, and to boost the development of innovative product and process technologies for the benefit of customers.
VINNAPAS dispersible polymer powders are used mainly in diverse construction chemical applications such as external thermal insulation composite systems, construction and tile adhesives, screeds, self-leveling flooring compounds, plasters, repair mortars, grouts and cementitious sealing slurries.
Polyvinyl acetate solid resins of the VINNAPAS brand are used, for example, as binders in composites, adhesives or coatings.
WACKER POLYMERS is a leading producer of state-of-the-art binders and polymeric additives based on polyvinyl acetate and vinyl acetate copolymers. These take the form of dispersible polymer powders, dispersions, solid resins, and solutions. They are used in construction chemicals, paints, surface coatings, adhesives and nonwovens, and in fiber composites and polymeric materials based on renewable re-sources. WACKER POLYMERS has production sites in Germany, China, South Korea and the USA, as well as a global sales network and technology centers in all major regions.


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