Arkema: Price increase for Kynar® PVDF

Arkema will implement a price increase for its Kynar® fluoropolymers products, effective on November 1st 2011 or as soon as practicable under the contracts, announced the company.

Prices will increase by 7 to 10% depending on the type of grades and on the regions. This increase is necessary to partially compensate the continuous fluorinated raw material increases. Furthermore Arkema Kynar® fluoropolymers business continues to invest strongly in innovation and production capacity to support its customer growth.