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UNION CARBIDE TO INCREASE PRICES OF VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMERS, ACRYLIC AND STYRENE ACRYLIC POLYMERS

 UNION CARBIDE TO INCREASE PRICES OF VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMERS,
 ACRYLIC AND STYRENE ACRYLIC POLYMERS
 DANBURY, Conn., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The UCAR Emulsion Systems group of Union Carbide Chemicals and Plastics Company Inc. announced price increases, effective Oct. 15, 1992, for vinyl acetate copolymer, acrylic polymer and styrene acrylic polymer latexes used in coatings and adhesives.
 Typical vinyl acetate copolymer prices will increase 1.5 cents per wet pound, based on 55 percent solids. Acrylic and styrene acrylic polymers will increase 2 cents per wet pound, based on 50 percent solids.
 These increases reflect the continuing increases in basic feedstocks such as ehtylene, and the ongoing investments required to meet environmental and safety standards.
 -0- 9/17/92
 /CONTACT: Dennis Stockman of UCAR Emulsion Systems, 919-469-6772/
 (UK) CO: UCAR Emulsion Systems; Union Carbide Chemicals and Plastics Company
 Inc. ST: Connecticut IN: CHM SU:


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