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H.B. Fuller raises polymer emulsion prices in North America

March 20, 2014

H.B. Fuller Company announced that, effective April 14, 2014, or as contracts allow, the North America Polymer group of H.B Fuller will increase the price for all vinyl acetate-based emulsion polymer products. Vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) copolymers, vinyl acrylics and PVAc homopolymers will increase by up to $0.03 USD per wet pound. This price increase includes the Elvace, Plyamul, Copro and PACE product brands. These increases affect applications sold in the U.S. and Canada, including but not limited to: adhesives, construction and building products, nonwovens, glass fiber, carpet and textile applications.

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