DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymer to raise prices by US$0.10/lb.-US$0.15/lb. for specialty ethylene copolymer resins in North America, effective Dec. 1 or as contracts allow

WILMINGTON, Delaware , November 15, 2013 (press release) – DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announced a price increase in the range of $0.10/lb. ($0.22/kg) to $0.15/lb. ($0.33/kg) in North America on all grades of DuPont™ Surlyn®, Elvaloy®, Appeel®, Fusabond®, Bexloy®, Entira™, Conpol™ and Nucrel®. This increase is effective as of Dec. 1, 2013, or as contracts allow.

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers is a world-class manufacturer of high-performance resins and films for a variety of packaging and industrial applications. Its best-known ethylene copolymer products include DuPont™ Surlyn® resins for packaging and industrial applications, Appeel® lidding sealant resins, Bynel® coextrudable adhesives, Selar® PA amorphous polyamide barrier resins, Nucrel® acid copolymers, Elvax® EVA copolymers, Elvaloy®, Elvaloy® AC, Entira™ and Fusabond® modifiers, and Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomers.

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