ERJ staff report (R&PN)
Fairlawn, Ohio -- Omnova Solutions Inc.'s Specialty Chemicals business said it will increase prices 6 cents per dry pound for all styrene butadiene emulsion polymers produced in the U.S, effective Jan. 16.
In addition, all vinyl pyridine latex products produced in the U.S. will increase by 10 cents per dry pound.
These increases will affect all specialty markets including coatings, tape and adhesives, floor care, graphic arts, nonwovens, textiles, construction, tyre cord and oil field chemicals.
Omnova cited the continuing escalation in the costs of key raw materials as the cause for the increases.