DALLAS — December 15, 2010 — Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty
materials company and global leader in emulsion polymers, announced today it will increase the
price of all emulsions sold in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa according to the below
table, effective January 1, 2011, or as contracts allow.
North, Central and
Europe, Africa and
|Pure 100% acrylic emulsions||Up to $0.21/lb.||€60/t|
|Vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE)||Up to $0.035/lb.||€30/t|
Vinyl-based copolymers (vinyl
|Up to $0.12/lb.||€30/t|
|Vinyl acetate homopolymers||Up to $0.025/lb||€30/t|
The primary reason for these price increases is increased raw material costs, and this increase
is in addition to the one previously announced effective for October 1, 2010.
These price increases include all emulsions and affects applications including, but not limited
to, adhesives, paint and coatings, building and construction, nonwovens, glass fiber, carpet and
Customers should contact their Celanese sales representative for more details.
Posted on December 21, 2010