Kuraray Announces Price Increase

HOUSTON--()--Effective March 1, 2014, Kuraray America, Inc. will increase the price of all commercial and XEP grades of EVAL™ ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) by $.06/pound or as contracts allow. Fixed costs have risen, and these increases are necessary to ensure our ability to provide adequate supply. Kuraray America, Inc. will make every effort to provide the same level of service and quality and innovative technologies that our customers have come to expect.

About Kuraray

Kuraray is a globally recognized specialty chemical company that creates quality, sustainable solutions that strengthen products from a diverse range of industries.

Kuraray is committed to our customers and is driven to develop products that ensure quality and value while differentiating our customer from competition. Kuraray has offices located around the world, with the corporate headquarters located in Tokyo, Japan. www.kuraray.us.com.

Contacts

Kuraray
Deborah Carpenter, 713.495.7303
deborah.carpenter@kuraray.com

Release Summary

Effective March 1, 2014, Kuraray America, Inc. will increase the price of all commercial and XEP grades of EVAL™ ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) by $.06/pound or as contracts allow.

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Contacts

Kuraray
Deborah Carpenter, 713.495.7303
deborah.carpenter@kuraray.com