WACKER to raise prices for VINNAPAS & VINNOL dispersions

September 23, 2009 - Europe

WACKER POLYMERS is to raise its prices in Europe for VINNAPAS and VINNOL dispersions. Effective October 1st, 2009, prices for these dispersions will be increased by up to 100 € per ton, or as customer contracts allow.

This measure has been necessitated by the rise in raw material costs. The price adjustments will enable WACKER POLYMERS to continue providing excellent quality and comprehensive technical service and to boost the development of innovative product and process technologies for the benefit of customers. VINNAPAS and VINNOL dispersions are applied in a broad variety of industries, ranging from adhesives, nonwovens, paints and coatings, to building products, paper, carpet and textiles.

WACKER POLYMERS is a leading producer of state-of-the-art binders and polymer additives in the form of dispersible polymer powders and dispersions, polyvinyl acetates, surface coating resins and polyvinyl alcohol solutions.