DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers is announcing for Europe, Middle East, and Africa, a price increase of up to 15%, depending on the grade, on all grades of DuPont Ethylene Copolymer resins. This action is in addition to the previously communicated January 1, 2011 increases and will take effect April 1, 2011 or as allowed by contract. This price increase is needed to help ensure DuPont’s supply continuity and support the continued reinvestment required for future market demand of high quality Ethylene Copolymers.
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, Bynel® coextrudable adhesives, Selar® PA amorphous polyamide barrier resins, Nucrel® acid copolymers, Elvax® EVA copolymers, Elvaloy®, Elvaloy® AC, Entira™ and Fusabond® modifiers.