OMNOVA Solutions' Specialty Chemicals business has announced a price increase of $0.03 per dry pound for styrene butadiene latex and $0.02 per wet pound for pure acrylic, styrene acrylic, vinyl acrylic and vinyl acetate emulsion polymers. The increase is effective Feb. 15, 2004 for all specialty markets, and is necessitated by continued escalation of chemical feedstock costs.

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