Effective February 21, 2012 or as contracts allow, Arkema Coating Resins will increase pricing on all latex products sold in North America. Encor acrylic, styrene-acrylic, styrene-butadiene and Neocar Acrylic latexes will increase by $0.05 to $0.07 per wet pound. Encor vinyl-acrylic, vinyl acetate-ethylene and Neocar Latexes will increase by $0.02 to $0.03 per wet pound. The company said this action is necessary due to escalation in the cost of raw materials and transportation for latex products.
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