DuPont Packaging Industrial Polymers Ups Price on Its Elvanolt

WILMINGTON, DE, USA—DuPont Packaging and Industrial Polymers reports a price increase for all grades of its Elvanol polyvinyl alcohol (PVA/PVOH) of US $0.20/lb, effective April 1, 2003.

DuPont cites unprecedented and sustainted increases in energy and petrochemical feedstock costs as a significant reason for this increase. Elvanol is used in a variety of industries, including adhesives, paper, and textiles. Visit DuPont at

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