FMC Lithium Announces Butyllithium, Specialty Organics and Metal Price Increases
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Lithium announced today that effective November 1, 2012, or as contracts permit, it will increase global pricing for n-butyllithium and s-butyllithium and all specialty organic products by 8 percent. In addition, lithium metal pricing will increase by 10 percent. Increases apply to all standard and non-standard pricing.
"During 2012 continued raw material price pressures and rising transportation costs has made this price increase necessary," said Chris Senyk, global marketing director, FMC Lithium. "FMC continues to manage costs aggressively while reinvesting in our business."
From its headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., FMC Lithium serves markets including battery and energy, air treatment, construction, energy, fine chemicals, glass and ceramics, greases and lubricants, pool-water treatment, and polymers. Information is available at fmclithium.com. The company may be reached by phone at 888/LITHIUM or 704/426-5300, by fax at 704/426-5370, or by email at email@example.com.
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