Imerys Filtration Minerals Announces Price Increase for Products in North America

Affects all diatomite, perlite, cellulose and silicate products
June 6, 2013
San Jose, California

Imerys Filtration Minerals, Inc., will raise prices for products shipped within North America effective July 1, 2013. The increase will range from 2 to 8%, subject to any provisions in individual contracts. The price increase supports continual investments and rising costs in manufacturing, maintenance, quality systems, and environmental compliance. The price increases will apply across all diatomite, perlite, cellulose, and silicate products. The energy surcharge will remain in effect.
Imerys Filtration, an industrial minerals company and a world leader in the manufacturing of high quality filter aids and functional mineral additives has operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. More information on performance additives and filtration products is available on the website (

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, Imerys transforms a unique range of minerals to deliver essential functions (heat resistance, mechanical strength, conductivity, coverage, barrier effect, etc.) that are essential to its customers’ products and manufacturing processes. Whether mineral components, functional additives, process enablers or finished products, Imerys’ solutions contribute to the quality of a great number of applications in consumer goods, industrial equipment or construction. Combining expertise, creativity and attentiveness to customers’ needs, the Group’s international teams constantly identify new applications and develop high value-added solutions under a determined approach to responsible development. These strengths enable Imerys to develop through a sound, profitable business model. More comprehensive information on Imerys can be found on the Group’s website,

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