Price Adjustments

Company:
H.B. Fuller

Website:
http://www.hbfuller.com

Product:
 

Vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) copolymers, vinyl acrylics, and polyvinyl acetate (PVAc) homopolymers
                        
Amount:

$0.03 per wet pound, plus a freight and logistics surcharge of $0.02 per wet pound 

Date:

Effective October 1, 2014, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

A necessary result of unprecedented supply constraints and cost increases in the raw materials used in products containing vinyl acetate


Company:
OMNOVA Solutions

Website:
http://www.omnova.com

Product:
 

Wingstay® L antioxidants
                        
Amount:

Up to $300 USD per metric ton

Date:

Effective October 1, 2014 for all global specialty markets

Rationale:

A global increase in the price of key raw materials


Company:
Arkema Coating Resins

Website:
http://www.arkema.com

Product:
 

All Latex products sold in North America (ENCOR® and SNAP® acrylic, styrene-acrylic and styrene-butadiene latexes, NEOCAR® Acrylic latexes, Celocor® opaque polymer, ENCOR® vinyl-acrylic, vinyl acetate-ethylene latexes, NEOCAR® Latexes and ENCOR® styrene-acrylic hard resins)
                        
Amount:

$0.02 to $0.04 per wet poud, or per pound for hard resins

Date:

Effective September 23, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Escalation in the cost of key raw materials


Company:
Momentive 

Website:
http://www.momentive.com

Product:
 

EPON Liquid Expoxy Resins and EPOX Solid Epoxy Resins
                        
Amount:

$0.05 per pound

Date:

Effective September 15, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
BASF 

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
 

Neopentylglycol (Neol®) 
                        
Amount:

$0.03 per pound

Date:

Effective October 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
Evonik Industries AG

Website:
http://www.evonik.com

Product:
 

Business Line Interface & Performance products (i.e.: brand names like TEGO® Antifoam, TEGO® RC Silicones, TEGOSIVIN®, TEGOMER®, TEGOPREN®, REWOCOROS®, REWOPOL®,
BREAK-THRU®, GETREN®, SITREN®, ADOGEN®, AROSURF® and VARISOFT®.)
                        
Amount:

Up to 10% or as contract allows

Date:

Effective October 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

To compensate for increasing costs during past years in various areas and to support investments aimed at maintaning and improving our availability and supply


Company:
BASF

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
 

1,6-Hexanediol (HDO®)
                        
Amount:

$0.10 per pound

Date:

Effective August 15, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
H.B. Fuller

Website:
http://www.hbfuller.com

Product:
 

All vinyl acetate-based emulsion polymer products
                        
Amount:

Up to $0.03/wet pound

Date:

Effective August 15, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

The continued shortage of vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) and ever increasing purchasing costs (VAM is a key component in the manufacture of these products)


Company:
OMNOVA Solutions

Website:
http://www.omnova.com

Product:
 

Vinyl acetate and vinyl acrylic-based emulsion polymers
                        
Amount:

Up to $0.04/wet pound

Date:

Effective August 1, 2014 for all global specialty markets

Rationale:

A global supply shortage of key raw materials


Company:
Celanese

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
 

Vinyl acetate-based emulsions sold in Asia
                        
Amount:

VAc homopolymer and vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) emulsions will increase by ?200/MT for China and $30/MT for the rest of Asia

Date:

Effective July 18, 2014, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
Wacker

Website:
http://www.wacker.com

Product:
 

Vinyl acetate-ethylene and ethylene-vinyl chloride-based copolymer dispersions of the VINNAPAS® and VINNOL® brand in the regions Americas and Greater China

Amount:

0.03 USD per pound in the Americas
In Greater China, prices will increase by 300 CNY per ton.
In Europe, the temporary surcharge of 140 EUR per ton for vinyl acetate-based homopolymer dispersions as well as for vinyl acetate-ethylene and ethylene-vinyl chloride based copolymer dispersions implemented on May 1, 2014, will persist, as customer contracts allow, until further notice

Date:

Effective August 1, 2014

Rationale:

The continued high levels in raw-material cost, especially for vinyl acetate monomer (VAM), a crucial raw material for the manufacturing of WACKER’s dispersions


Company:
Momentive

Website:
http://www.momentive.com

Product:
 

Bisphenol A 8 cents per pound
EPON Liquid Epoxy Resins 6 cents per pound
EPON Solid Epoxy Resins 6 cents per pound
EPON Specialty Liquid Epoxy Resins 6 cents per pound
EPON Resin Blends 6 cents per pound
EPON High Performance Resins 6 cents per pound
EPON Resin Solutions 4 cents per pound
EPON Brominated Resin Solutions 4 cents per pound
                        
Amount:

(see above)

Date:

Effective July 15, 2014, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Increases in key raw materials costs


Company:
BASF

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
 

Polyamid (PA) 6 polymer

Amount:

$0.09/wet pound

Date:

Effective July 15, 2014, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
 

Vinyl acetate-based emulsions sold in the Americas

Amount:

Up to $0.04/wet pound

Date:

Effective June 16, 2014, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Due to market conditions, including the global supply unavailability of vinyl acetate monomer


Company:
BASF

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
 

1,4 Butanediol (BDO), N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP), N-Ethylpyrrolidone (NEP), gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL), Tetrahydrofuran (THF), Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF) 

Amount:

$0.05/lb.

Date:

Effective July 1, 2014, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
Wacker Chemie AG

Website:
http://www.wacker.com

Product:
 

Vinyl acetate-based homopolymer dispersions, vinyl acetate-ethylene and ethylene-vinyl chloride-
based copolymer dispersions of the VINNAPAS® and VINNOL® brand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Amount:

Temporary surcharge of €140 per ton

Date:

Effective May 1, 2014, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Ongoing high costs for vinyl acetate monomer (VAM), a crucial raw material for the manufacturing of WACKER’s dispersions.


Company:
Evonik Industries AG

Website:
http://www.evonik.com

Product:
 

Methacrylate polymers and reactive resins

Amount:

Minimum of 6% or as contracts allow

Date:

Effective July 1, 2014

Rationale:

Increased cost


Company:
U.S. Silica

Website:
http://www.ussilica.com

Product:
 

Non-contracted fine whole grain silica sand products used primarily in glass melting furnaces and building products

Amount:

Approximately 20%

Date:

Effective May 1, 2014, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

To support the continued investment the Company is making in upgrading its capacity to meet the growing demand for its products and to reflect the tight supply/demand balance in the silica market


Company:
Evonik Industries AG

Website:
http://www.evonik.com

Product:
 

Silica products, metal oxides, and matting agents

Amount:

Up to 8%, or as contracts allow.

Date:

Effective June 1, 2014

Rationale:

To secure sustainable supply


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
 

Vinyl acetate-based dispersions sold in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Amount:

PVAc homopolymer dispersions will increase by up to € 175/MT effective May 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. Vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) and vinyl copolymer dispersions will increase by up to € 125/MT effective May 1, 2014, or as contracts allow.

Date:

Effective May 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
Wacker Chemie AG

Website:
http://www.wacker.com

Product:
 

VINNAPAS® brand (polymer powders, solid resins)

Amount:

Up to 7% for polymer powders and up to 9% for solid resins, or as customer contracts allow

Date:

Effective May 1, 2014

Rationale:

Current strong increase in costs


Company:
Lonza

Website:
http://www.lonza.com

Product:
Hygiene and Water Treatment applications in Europe, Africa and the Middle East for the Bardac™, Barquat™ and Lonzabac™ 12 product lines

Amount:

5% to 10%

Date:

Effective April 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Price increases of key raw materials and tightening conditions in the marketplace


Company:
Arkema Coating Resins

Website:
http://www.arkema.com

Product:
Solventborne polyesters and alkyds sold in North America

Amount:

Chempol® polyester and alkyd resins will increase by $0.05 per pound.
Synaqua® alkyd dispersions will increase by $0.04 per pound.

Date:

Effective April 15, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Escalation in the cost of key raw materials


Company:
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

Website:
http://www.momentive.com

Product:
Axilat® redispersible powders

Amount:

200 euros per metric ton

Date:

Effective April 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Increasing raw material costs


Company:
H.B. Fuller

Website:
http://www.hbfuller.com

Product:
All vinyl acetate based emulsion polymer products

Amount:

Up to $0.03 USD per wet pound

Date:

Effective April 14, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
Clariant International Ltd.

Website:
http://www.clariant.com

Product:
Business Line Waxes product portfolio

Amount:

4% price increase

Date:

Effective April 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

To recover significant rising costs for energy, labor, and product safety


Company:
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

Website:
http://www.momentive.com

Product:
Axilat Co-Polymer dispersion products

Amount:

Up to € 90 per metric ton in the Europe, Middle East, and African markets

Date:

Effective immediately or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Continued increase in raw material cost


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com
 

Product:
ATeva EVA

Amount:

$0.06/pound

Date:

Effective April 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
Wacker Chemie AG

Website:
http://www.wacker.com

Product:
VINNAPAS® vinyl acetate-ethylene and VINNOL® ethylene-vinyl chloride-based copolymer dispersions in EMEA

Amount:

Up to € 70 per ton, or as customer contracts allow

Date:

Effective April 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Continued increase in raw material cost


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com
 

Product:
Acetic Acid, Vinyl Acetate Monomer, Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Formaldehyde, Paraformaldehyde

Amount:

Acetic Acid: 4 cents/lb. in the U.S., Canada, Mexico; $90 in Central and South America; € 50 Euro/MT in Europe.
Vinyl Acetate Monomer: 4 cents/lb. in the US/Canada, $150/MT in Mexico, $150 in Central and South America, 
€ 60 in Europe, $150 in Turkey and Asia Outside China.
Butyl Acetate: € 30 in Europe.
Ethyl Acetate: 3 cents/lb. in US/Canada, 
€ 40 in Europe.
Formaldehyde: 1 cent/lb. in US/Canada.
Paraformaldehyde: 4 cents/lb. in US, Canada, and Mexico; $100/MT in Central and South America; $200/MT in Europe; $150 in Asia Outside China.

Date:

Effective April 1, 2014

Rationale:

 


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Vinyl acetate-based emulsions sold in the Americas (PVAc homopolymer, vinyl acetate ethylene [VAE], and vinyl acrylic emulsions)

Amount:

Up to $0.03/wet pound

Date:

Effective April 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
Wacker Chemie AG

Website:
http://www.wacker.com

Product:
VINNAPAS® vinyl acetate-ethylene and VINNOL® ethylene-vinyl chloride-based copolymer dispersions in EMEA

Amount:

VINNAPAS® vinyl acetate-ethylene and VINNOL® ethylene-vinyl chloride-based copolymer dispersions in EMEA will be increased by up to €30 per ton, or as customer contracts allow.

In Asia, prices for VINNAPAS® vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer dispersions will be raised by up to five percent per kilogram, or as allowed by individual contract terms.

Date:

Effective March 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Continued increase in raw material cost


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Vinyl Acetate Monomer

Amount:

2.5c/lb. in North America
$100 USD/MT in Central and South America
€ 70 EUR/MT in Europe
$100 USD/MT in Turkey and North Africa
$50 USD/MT in Asia, outside China

Date:

Effective March 1, 2014

Rationale:

 


Company:
Ashland Performance Materials

Website:
http://www.ashland.com

Product:
AME™, AROTOOL™, DERAKANE™, HETRON, unsaturated polyester resins and gel coats

Amount:

Prices for AME™, AROTOOL™, DERAKANE™ and HETRON™ branded products will increase by $0.07/lb. and unsaturated polyester resins and gel coats will increase by $0.04/lb. 

Date:

Effective February 17, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
BASF

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
1,4 Butanediol (BDO), N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP),N-Ethylpyrrolidone (NEP), gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL), Tetrahydrofuran (THF), Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF) - all in North America

Amount:

1,4 Butanediol (BDO) $0.05/lb
N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP) $0.05/lb
N-Ethylpyrrolidone (NEP) $0.05/lb
gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL) $0.05/lb
Tetrahydrofuran (THF) $0.07/lb
Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF) $0.07/lb   

Date:

Effective immediately or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
BASF

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
Acronal acrylic and styrene acrylic polymers, Butofan medium solids styrene-butadiene latex products and Styrofan and Styronal styrene-butadiene latex products

Amount:

$0.05-0.07/wet pound (Acronal)
$0.05/wet pound (Butofan, Styrofan, Styronal)

Date:

Effective February 17, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Recent increases of key raw materials


Company:
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

Website:
http://www.momentive.com

Product:
CARDURA™ glycidyl ester, ACE™ hydroxyl acrylate monomer, VEOVA™ monomers and VERSATIC™ acids

Amount:

$100 USD per metric ton

Date:

Effective March 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Continued increase in the cost of key raw materials


Company:
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

Website:
http://www.momentive.com

Product:
Base Epoxy Resin products

Amount:

90 euros per metric ton (Europe, Middle East, and Africa region)

Date:

Effective February 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Increases in the cost of key raw materials, including benzene, propylene and acetone


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Acrylic-based emulsions sold in the Americas

Amount:

Up to $0.08/wet pound (pure acrylic and styrene acrylic emulsions) and up to $0.02/wet pound (vinyl acrylic emulsions)

Date:

Effective February 14, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
OMNOVA Solutions

Website:
http://www.omnova.com

Product:
All acrylic, tyrene acrylic, and vinyl acrylic emulsion polymers.

Amount:

Up to $0.08/wet pound for all acrylic, tyrene acrylic, and vinyl acrylic emulsion polymers. Up to $0.04/wet pound for vinyl acetate emulsion polymers, and PLIOWAY and PLIOLITE resins will increase by up to $0.12/wet pound.

Date:

Effective February 7, 2014

Rationale:

Continuing escalation in the costs of key raw materials


Company:
Wacker Chemie AG

Website:
http://www.wacker.com

Product:
VINNAPAS® vinyl acetate-ethylene and
VINNOL® ethylene-vinyl chloride-based copolymer dispersions

Amount:

Up to 5% per wet pound, or as customer contracts allow

Date:

Effective February 15, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Continued increase in raw-material cost


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Vinyl acetate-based emulsions sold in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Amount:

Up to 25 euro/MT

Date:

Effective February 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 


Company:
BASF

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
Caprolactam and Polyamide (PA) 6 polymer

Amount:

$0.10/pound in North America

Date:

Effective February 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Developments in raw materials.


Company:
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

Website:
http://www.momentive.com

Product:
Acrylic, styrene acrylic, vinyl acrylic, and other polymers used in the adhesives, textiles, nonwovens and other specialty markets

Amount:

5 to 7 cents per wet pound 

Date:

Effective February 15, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Continued increases in raw materials costs over the last several months.


Company:
Arkema Coating Resins

Website:
http://www.arkema.com

Product:
All latex products sold in North America

Amount:

Encor® and SNAP® acrylic, styrene-acrylic and styrene-butadiene latexes and Neocar® Acrylic latexes will increase by $0.05 to $0.10 per wet pound. Celocor® opaque polymer will increase by $0.04 per wet pound. Encor® vinyl-acrylic, vinyl acetate-ethylene, vinyl acetate homopolymer and Neocar® latexes will increase by $0.02 to $0.03 per wet pound. Encor® styrene-acrylic hard resins will increase by $0.05 to $0.10 per pound.  

Date:

Effective January 28, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Escalation in the cost of raw materials and transportation for these products.


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Ateva Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)

Amount:

$0.04/pound

Date:

Effective February 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 

 


Company:
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

Website:
http://www.momentive.com

Product:
Bisphenol A, Allyl Chloride, Epichlorohydrin, EPON™ Liquid Epoxy Resins, EPON™ Solid Epoxy Resins, EPON™ Specialty Liquid Epoxy Resins, EPON™ Resin Blends, EPON™ High Performance Resins, EPON™ Resin Solutions, EPON™ Brominated Resin Solutions

Amount:

$0.05/pound (Allyl Chloride, Epichlorohydrin),
$0.06/pound (EPON™ High Performance Resins),
$0.08/pound (remaining products)

Date:

Effective February 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Increases in key raw materials costs


Company:
BASF

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
Neopentylglycol (Neol®)

Amount:

$0.05/pound

Date:

Effective January 1, 2014 or as contracts allow

Rationale:
 


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Acetic Acid, Acetic Anhydride, Vinyl Acetate Monomer, Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Formaldehyde

Amount:

Varies (2.5 to 7 cents/lb. in USA, Canada, & Mexico; $50-150/MT in Central & South America; 30-150 Euro/MT in Europe; $60-150 USD/MT in Asia excepting China)

Date:

Effective January 1, 2014

Rationale:
 


Company:
BASF

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
1,4 Butanediol (BDO), Tetrahydrofuran (THF), and Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®)

Amount:

0.05/lb. to 0.07/lb.

Date:

Effective January 1, 2014, or as existing contracts permit

Rationale:
 


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Acetic acid and acetic anhydride

Amount:

2.5 to 3 cents

Date:

Effective immediately or as contracts allow

Rationale:

The recent rapid increase and continued volatility in global methanol prices


Company:
Evonik Industries

Website:
http://www.evonik.com

Product:
DEGALAN Coating Resins

Amount:

Up to 5% in the NAFTA region

Date:

Effective October 1st, 2013 or as contracts allow

Rationale:
 


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Acrylic-based emulsions

Amount:

Pure acrylic and styrene acrylic emulsions: by up to $0.04/wet pound
Vinyl acrylic emulsions: by up to $0.02/wet pound

Date:

Effective September 30, 2013, or as contracts allow

Rationale:
 


Company:
Ashland Inc.

Website:
http://www.ashland.com

Product:
Unsaturated polyester resin, gelcoat and epoxy vinyl ester resins

Amount:

75 euros per ton

Date:

Effective October 1, 2013, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Continued escalation in costs for key raw materials at Ashland's manufacturing units


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Acetic Acid, Vinyl Acetate Monomer, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Formaldehyde (37%), Paraformaldehyde

Amount:

Varies

Date:

Effective October 1, 2013, or as contracts allow

Rationale:


Company:
Arkema Inc.

Website:
http://www.arkema.com

Product:
Acrlic and styrene acrylic latex products

Amount:

ENCOR and SNAP acrylic and styrene-acrylic, NEOCAR Acrylic latexes: 5-15% per wet pound
Celocor opaque polymer: 5-10% per wet pound
ENCOR styrene-acrylic hard resins: 5-10% per pound

Date:

Effective September 20, 2013

Rationale:

Escalation in the cost of raw materials and transportation for the products.

Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Vinyl Acetate Monomer

Amount:

EUR 20 per metric ton

Date:

Effective immediately, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 

Company:
BASF

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
Neopentylglycol (Neol)

Amount:

$0.05/pound

Date:

Effective October 1, 2013, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 

Company:
Ashland Water Technologies

Website:
http://www.ashland.com

Product:
Varies

Amount:

5% to 12%, varying by country and product

Date:

Effective immediately or as contracts allow

Rationale:

 

Company:
Dorf Ketal

Website:
http://www.dorfketal.com

Product:
UNILINK 4200

Amount:

$0.60 per kilograms, depending on customer contracts and other agreements

Date:

Effective on all shipments made on or after August 1, 2013, or as contracts and agreements allow

Rationale:

 

Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Vinyl Acetate Monomer, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Formaldeyde (37%), Acetic Acid

Amount:

2 to 4.5 cents/pound

Date:

Effective immediately, or as contracts allow

Rationale:


Company:
Arkema Inc.

Website:
http://www.arkema.com

Product:
Luperox and Vul-Cup organic peroxide products

Amount:

$0.10 - $0.20/lb.

Date:

Effective June 30, 2013, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Increases in raw material and transportation costs, particularly for controlled temperature products, as well as safety and regulatory investments needed for reliable supply.


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Acetic Acid, Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Formaldehyde (37%), Crotonaldehyde, Butoxyl, Polysolvan O, Diocytl Maleate, Dibutyl Maleate, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate (SAIDB) 80%

Amount:

Varies by product and country
 
Date:

Effective immediately, or as contracts allow

Rationale:


Company:
BASF

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
Polyamide 6 polymer in North America

Amount:

$0.05/lb.
 
Date:

Effective June 1, 2013, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Developments in raw materials.


Company:
Troy Corporation

Website:
http://www.troycorp.com

Product:
Micropel OBPA-based antimicrobial products

Amount:

Up to 9%
 
Date:

Effective May 15, 2013, or as contracts allow

Rationale:

Escalation in the cost of raw materials, energy, labor, packaging, transportation, and worldwide regulatory compliance, as well as Troy's continual investment in new production capacity to meet global demand


Company:
Wacker Polymers

Website:
http://www.wacker.com

Product:
VINNAPAS vinyl acetate-ethylene and VINNOL ethylene-vinyl chloride-based copolymers dispersions

Amount:

$0.03/pound, or as customer contracts allow
 
Date:

Effective May 1, 2013 or as contracts allow

Rationale:

The continued increase in raw-material cost


Company:
BASF Corporation

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
Dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA)

Amount:

$0.15/pound
 
Date:

Effective April 1, 2013, or as contracts allow

Rationale:
 


Company:
BASF Corporation

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
Butanediol (BDO), gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP)
Tetrahydrofuran (THF), polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF)

Amount:

BDO, GBL, NMP: $0.04/pound
THF, PolyTHF: $0.06/pound
 
Date:

Effective April 1, 2013, or as contracts allow

Rationale:
 


Company:
BASF Corporation

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
Low viscosity polyamide (PA) 6 polymer, in North America

Amount:

$0.05/pound
 
Date:

Effective March 11, 2013, or as contracts allow

Rationale:
 


Company:
BASF Corporation

Website:
http://www.basf.com

Product:
Neopentylgylcol (Neol), in North America

Amount:

$0.08/pound
 
Date:

Effective April 1, 2013, or as contracts allow

Rationale:
 


Company:
Kraton Performance Polymers

Website:
http://www.kraton.com

Product:
All Kraton USBC and HSBC polymers and compounds

Amount:

300 USD/MT
 
Date:

Effective March 1, 2013

Rationale:

Due to developments in raw materials pricing


Company:
OMNOVA Solutions

Website:
http://www.omnova.com

Product:
All styrene butadiene emulsion polymers produced in the U.S. and all acrylic and styrene acrylic emulsion polymers

Amount:

Styrene butadiene emulsion polymers: up to $0.08/pound
Acrylic and styrene acrylic emulsion polymers: up to $0.10/wet pound
Vinyl acrylic and vinyl acetate emulsion polymers: up to $0.03/wet pound
Plioway and Pliiolite resins: up to $0.12/dry pound
 
Date:

Effective February 18, 2013 for all specialty markets

Rationale:

Continuing escalation in the costs of key raw materials


Company:
Arkema Coating Resins

Website:
http://www.arkemacoatingresins.com

Product:
All solventborne and powder coating resins sold in North America

Amount:

Chempol acrylics and Coroc additives: $0.07-$0.09/pound
Chempol alkyds, polyesters, and oils; and Synaqua alkyd dispersions: $0.04-$0.07/pound
Reafree polyester powder resins: $0.05-$0.07/pound
 
Date:

Effective February 10, 2013, or as contracts allow.

Rationale:

Escalation in the cost of raw materials and transportation for solventborne and powder products


Company:
Arkema Coating Resins

Website:
http://www.arkemacoatingresins.com

Product:
All latex products sold in North America

Amount:

ENCOR styrene-acrylic hard resins: $0.05-$0.10/pound
ENCOR & SNAP acrylic, styrene-acrylic and styrene-butadiene latexes and NEOCAR acrylic latexes: $0.05-$0.10/pound
Celocor opaque polymer: $0.04/wet pound
ENCOR vinyl-acrylic, vinyl acetate-ethylene and NEOCAR latexes: $0.02-$0.03/wet pound
 
Date:

Effective January 1, 2013, or as contracts allow.

Rationale:

Escalation in the cost of raw materials and transportation


Company:
Celanese Corporation

Website:
http://www.celanese.com

Product:
Various

Amount:

Acetic Acid: $0.01 (USA, Canada, Mexico), $20 (Central & South America)
Vinyl Acetate Monomer: $0.06 (USA, Canda, Mexico), $130 (Central & South America),  €60 (Europe), $30 (Asia outside China)
Acetic Anhydride: $30 (Asia outside China)
Ethyl Acetate: $0.03 (USA, Canada, Mexico), $70 (Central & South America), €40 (Europe)
Butyl Acetate: $30 (Asia outside China)
Methyl Isobutyl Carbinol (MIBC): $0.10 (USA, Canada, Mexico), $225 (Central & South America), $225 (Asia outside China)
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK): $0.08 (USA, Canada, Mexico), $175 (Central & South America), $175 (Asia outside China)
Paraformaldehyde 91-93%: $0.015 (USA, Canada, Mexico), $30 (Central & South America), $15 (Asia outside China)
 
Date:

Effective January 15, 2013, or as contracts allow.

Rationale:
 


Company:
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

Website:
http://www.momentive.com

Product:
Epoxy Resins and Bisphenol A 

Amount:

Bisphenol A: 10 cents/pounds
EPON Liquid Epoxy Resins: 6 cents/pound
EPON Solid Epoxy Resins: 6 cents/pound
EPON Specialty Liquid Epoxy Resins: 6 cents/pound
EPON Resin Blends: 4 cents/pound
EPON Resin Solutions: 4 cents/pound
EPON Brominated Resin Solutions: 4 cents/pound
EPON High Performance Resins: 4 cents/pound
HELOXY Modifiers: 4 cents/pound
 
Date:

Effective January 15, 2013, or as contracts allow.

Rationale:
An increase in key raw material costs


Company:
Evonik

Website:
http://www.evonik.com/north-america

Product:
KOSMOS® 29 dilutions and di-butyl tin di-laurate

Amount:

By 10% in North America
 
Date:

Effective February 1, 2013

Rationale:

 

Company:
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.

Website:
http://www.momentive.com/

Product:
Phenolic resins

Amount:

200 to 300 euros per metric ton, depending on the product; 120 euros per metric ton for phenolic molding compounds in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
 
Date:

Effective January 1, 2013, or as allowed by contract.

Rationale:


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