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AOC announces resin price increase for United States and Canada

News International-French

17 Jan 2012

The resins' supplier will increase prices US$0.07/lb in the U.S. and CN$0.155 per kilo in Canada for all vinyl ester and unsaturated polyester resins.  In addition, prices for gel coats and pigments will increase up to US$0.07/lb in the U.S. and up to CN$0.155 per kilo in Canada. 

All increases are effective for shipments on and after February 13, 2012.


AOC says that this action is due to higher prices for several raw materials, driven by rising demand, increased feedstock costs and a stronger export market for petrochemicals produced in U.S. The resins supplier These conditions are expected to continue throughout the first quarter of 2012.


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