WACKER POLYMERS to Raise Prices For Dispersions in the Americas

Munich, Sep 30, 2016

WACKER POLYMERS is to raise its prices for vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer (VAE) dispersions of the VINNAPAS® brand in the Americas region. As customer contracts allow, effective November 1, 2016, prices will be raised by up to 15 percent. This measure has been necessitated by the significant market price increase for vinyl acetate monomer (VAM), which is a primary raw material for the manufacturing of WACKER’s VAE dispersions.

The price adjustment enables WACKER POLYMERS to continue providing customers with a wide-range of innovative quality products and comprehensive technical, sales and customer support services.

Dispersions of the VINNAPAS® brand are applied in a broad variety of industries, ranging from adhesives, caulks, nonwovens, paints and coatings to paper, carpet and textiles.


WACKER POLYMERS is a leading producer of state-of-the-art binders and polymeric additives based on polyvinyl acetate and vinyl acetate copolymers. These take the form of dispersible polymer powders, dispersions, solid resins, and solutions. They are used in construction chemicals, paints, surface coatings, adhesives and nonwovens, and in fiber composites and polymeric materials based on renewable resources. WACKER POLYMERS has production sites in Germany, China, South Korea and the USA, as well as a global sales network and technology centers in all major regions.


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