Celanese increases vinyl acetate-based emulsions prices
By Tim Wright
Celanese Corporation says it is increasing the price of vinyl acetate-based emulsions sold in the Americas. Polyvinyl acetate (PVAc) homopolymer, vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) and vinyl acrylic emulsions will increase by up to $0.04 / wet pound effective February 1, 2014, or as contracts allow. This price increase affects all applications including, but not limited to, adhesives, paints and coatings, building and construction, nonwovens, glass fiber, carpet, paper and textiles.