Imerys to increase calcium carbonate product prices

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Imerys to increase calcium carbonate product prices

September 20, 2016 - 05:32
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ROSWELL, GA, Sept. 20, 2016 (Business Wire) -Imerys Carbonates North America announces a price increase for its calcium carbonate products. The increase is effective as of December 1, 2016 and is subject to any provisions in individual contracts. Prices will increase an average of 2 to 10 percent depending upon product grade and packaging.

The price increase supports a portion of the rising costs of mining and processing despite Imerys’ operational excellence programs to improve efficiencies in its operations. In addition, Imerys continues to invest in higher product quality, consistency, and innovation for customers through reliability and excellence development initiatives.

Imerys Carbonates offers innovative solutions for a variety of applications including adhesives, caulks & sealants, building materials, consumer goods & packaging, food & pharmaceuticals, paints & coatings, films & plastic packaging, and many others.

For additional information, please contact your Account Manager or Account Associate.

About Imerys

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with €4 billion revenue and 16,000 employees, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods and building products. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, scientific expertise and technological know-how to beneficiate its mineral resources, develop formulations and produce synthetic minerals. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.