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Imerys Pigments Raises Prices


Imerys Pigments and Additives Group has announced that prices of its North American ground calcium carbonate (GCC) products will increase effective Feb. 1, 2002. The magnitude of the increase will vary by product, with increases ranging between 3 and 8 percent in most cases. The increase is necessary to offset the mounting costs of labor, benefits and chemicals and environmental compliance, according to the company.