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IMERYS Performance Minerals North America Announces Price Increase On Calcium Carbonate, Feldspar, Mica & Kaolin Products

Published on 2006-08-07. Author : SpecialChem

ATLANTA -- Imerys Performance Minerals North America announces a product price increase from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 8% per pound, dependent upon the grade, volume, and form, across its entire calcium carbonate, feldspar, mica and kaolin product portfolio. In addition, increases in transportation will be passed through for delivered accounts. The increase is effective October 1, 2006, or as current price agreements expire.

Imerys has aggressively pursued a multitude of cost reducing initiatives, yet continues to incur dramatic escalation in mining, raw materials, and other costs which have outpaced these efforts. Imerys is committed to investing in new products, technology, operations and people to continue to be the leader in products and service in the performance minerals industry.

IMERYS, a global leader in adding value to minerals, is the world's leading producer of white industrial performance minerals. The Performance Minerals Division's portfolio of calcium carbonate, feldspar, mica and kaolin products are used in a wide variety of demanding industrial & consumer applications such as building & construction products, coatings, plastics, rubber, ceramics, adhesives, caulks, sealants, agricultural and health, beauty & nutrition.

Source: IMERYS

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