Arkema to raise price of Evatane range of high content ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer by €150/tonne, effective April 1 or when contracts allow, due to rough market conditions including worldwide unavailability of vinyl acetate monomer

COLOMBES, France , March 25, 2014 (press release) – Arkema announces a 150 €/MT price increase for its whole Evatane® range (High Content Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymer) from April 1, 2014 or when contracts allow.

This increase is due to rough market conditions including the world wide unavailability of vinyl acetate monomer.

Marketed under the trademark Evatane®, Arkema's EVA resins are used in highly diverse industrial applications, including hot-melt, cable, multilayer packaging film, technical polymer modification, solar panel, petroleum additives, bitumen and ink.

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