Carpet Chemical Makers Announce Price Increases

New York, NY, July 23, 2014 -- Two companies have announced price increases for raw materials related to carpet.

Wacker Polymers will raise prices for vinyl acetate-ethylene and ethylene-vinyl chloride-based copolymer dispersions of the Vinnapas and Vinnol brands in the regions Americas and Greater China.

Effective Aug. 1, prices will be raised by $0.03 per pound in the Americas. In Greater China, prices will increase by 300 CNY per ton.

Celanese Corporation raised the price of vinyl acetate-based emulsions sold in the America by up to $0.04 per wet pound effective June 16.