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Omya to increase prices for its calcium carbonate products globally from April 1, 2021

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Omya to increase prices for its calcium carbonate products globally from April 1, 2021

March 29, 2021 - 12:46
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OFTRINGEN, Switzerland , March 29, 2021 (Press Release) -Omya, a leading global producer of industrial minerals and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals, is increasing prices for its Calcium Carbonate products globally, starting from April 1, 2021 or as customer contracts allow.

The price increase is necessary due to escalating chemical raw materials, freight and energy costs globally, as well as inflation.

“In spite of our efforts in controlling costs through continuous process improvements, we are unable to absorb the impact of the increased costs that we are currently experiencing,” said Philippe Quéméner, Executive Vice President Operations, responsible for the global procurement activities within Omya.

Omya will continue to work in partnership with customers to help mitigate the increases by delivering innovative and cost-effective solutions paired with our unrivaled technical service.

About Omya

Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals – mainly derived from calcium carbonate, dolomite and perlite – and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals. The company provides a wealth of innovative product solutions that contribute to its customers' competitiveness and productivity in multiple industries such as Construction, Paper & Board, Polymers, Food and Personal & Home Care. Omya further provides Environmental Solutions targeting the agriculture, water and energy markets. Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence extending to more than 175 locations in over 50 countries with 9,000 employees.

Committed to implementing the principles of sustainability at all company levels, Omya provides added value products and services from responsibly sourced materials to meet the essential needs of current and future generations.