22 November 2004 00:01 [Source: ICB Americas]
Delta Chemical Corp. will raise prices for aluminum-based solutions effective December 1 or as contracts permit. Polyaluminum chloride and blends will increase by 2c. per pound, and aluminum chloride will rise by 1c. per pound.
FMC Corp. will increase off-list prices for all animal nutrition products, S-Carb sodium sesquicarbonate, and feed-grade sodium bicarbonate. Effective January 1 or as contracts permit, pricing for all packaged and bulk products will increase $20 per ton f.o.b. Green River, Wyo. In addition to the increase, all delivered pricing will be increased to reflect true freight costs.
PQ Corp. will increase schedule and off-schedule prices for Valfor detergent zeolite and Advera specialty zeolite products by $2 per cwt. The company is also increasing schedule and off-schedule prices for magnesium sulfate products. Magnesium sulfate crystal will increase by $2 per cwt., while magnesium sulfate liquid products will rise by 0.75c. per cwt. PQ will also raise schedule and off-schedule prices for its Kasil, AgSil and Kasolv potassium silicate products. Kasil and AgSil potassium silicate liquids will increase $2 per cwt., while Kasil and AgSil potassium silicate liquids will rise by $3.20 per cwt. AgSil and Kasolv hydrous silicates will increase $2.15 per cwt. PQ will also increase the price of sodium silicate products with sodium silicate liquids increasing 0.80c. per cwt., while lump glass, anhydrous glass powders and hydrous powders will increase $2 per cwt. The company says the increases, which go into effect January 1 or as contracts permit, are necessary to offset continuing significant increases in energy, transportation and raw material costs that have severely impacted margins.
Southern Clay Products Inc. will increase prices on Claytone organoclay additives by an average of 6 percent within the Nafta region. The increase is effective January 1 or as contracts allow.
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