Arkema Announces Price Hike for Evatane® EVA Product Range
- Aug 10, 2012
Arkema announces a price increase of 140 €/MT for its whole Evatane® (High Content Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymer) range.
During the past months, the EVA market was undergoing a price erosion that affected profitability. In view of the coming strong price hike of Ethylene, the company is forced to pass this increase to the market.
Marketed under the trademark Evatane®, Arkema's EVA products are used in highly diverse industrial applications, including hotmelt, cable, multilayer packaging film, technical polymer modification, solar panel, petroleum additives, bitumen and ink.
A global chemical company and France's leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in more than 40 countries, some 13,200 employees and 9 research centers, Arkema generates annual revenue of €5.9 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.
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