The price increase of US$200 per tonne is effective for all shipments on, or after, 1 March.

AOC reports that rising global raw materials used to manufacture polyester and vinyl ester resins have increased further in the past several months and cannot be absorbed internally.

AOC, headquartered in Tennessee, USA, is a global supplier of resins, gel-coats, colorants, additives and synergistic material systems for composites and cast polymer industries.