Wacker Polymers raised its prices worldwide for Pioloform, Polyviol, Vinnacoat, Vinnapas solid resins and Vinnol surface coating resins. The increase averages 10 percent, and, unless otherwise agreed, came into force on Nov, 1, 2007. This measure has been necessitated by the continued strong rise in raw material costs and the general cost increases in transport, packaging and energy.
The price adjustments will enable Wacker to continue providing excellent quality and comprehensive technical service and to boost the development of innovative product and process technologies for the benefit of customers.
Wacker Polymers also raised its prices worldwide for Vinnapas dispersions and dispersible polymer powders. The increase ranged up to 15 percent for different product groups and regions and, unless otherwise agreed, and also went into effect Nov. 1, 2007.