CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PGI has announced a pricing increase on the base price for all TYPAR Building Products sold in the Canadian Market. The increase will range from 5 percent to 8 percent, depending on the category. In addition, invoice currency will be in U.S. dollars.
The new prices will be effective on all shipments made on or after April 15, 2015.
The price increase is due to the devaluation of Canadian currency and is essential to the overall consistency of other PGI price increases. PGI continues to focus on its customers' needs, delivering the best value in high-performance and differentiated products.
TYPAR brand building wraps are Canada's best-selling weather-resistive barrier, and widely regarded by builders and building scientists as a high-performance product within its category. The TYPAR Weather Protection System helps protect homes and buildings from the damaging effects of moisture and energy-stealing air infiltration. The complete system includes TYPAR HouseWrap and a variety of high-performing flashing solutions and construction tape.
PGI is a leading global innovator and manufacturer of specialty materials, and the world's largest global manufacturer of nonwovens. With 22 manufacturing and converting facilities in 14 countries, an employee base of approximately 4,600 employees and the broadest range of process technologies in the nonwovens industry, PGI is a global supplier to leading consumer and industrial product manufacturers.
SOURCE PGI Specialty Materials, Inc.