AOC ANNOUNCES PRICE INCREASes
January 30, 2017
AOC, LLC announces a price increase for all resins containing isophthalic acid. This includes, but is not limited to, corrosion resins, cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) resins, pultrusion resins, and certain casting, polymer concrete, and SMC/BMC resins. The increase will be in the amount US$0.06/lb. in the USA, and CND$0.18/Kg in Canada, or as contracts allow. AOC sales representatives will help customers answer any questions regarding the specific products affected.
AOC is also announcing an increase for gelcoats, pigments, and all other resin products in the amount of US$0.04/lb. in the USA, and CDN$0.12/Kg in Canada, or as contracts allow.
The increases are effective for all orders shipped on or after February 12, 2017.
This action is due to higher costs for several key raw materials including maleic anhydride, purified isophthalic acid, styrene, titanium dioxide-Ti02, propylene glycol, epoxy and bis-A, among others.
AOC’s global purchasing resources continue to work with our network of suppliers focusing on security of supply and cost management to meet our customers’ needs.
AOC is a leading global supplier of resins, gel coats, colorants and additives for composites and cast polymers. For more information on AOC technology, quality and service, phone Leslie Beck at (901) 854-2318 or e-mail LBeck@AOC-Resins.com.