EP Minerals, LLC Announces Price Increases for Diatomite, Perlite and Cellulose

New rates in effect as of November 1, 2014

RENO, Nev.--()--EP Minerals, LLC, a global leader in industrial minerals, announced today that it is implementing a 4-9% price increase across all grades of diatomite, perlite and cellulose products effective November 1, 2014. The increase will be applied in all regions globally. Product prices dictated by existing contracts will be honored pursuant to the terms of those contracts. The price increase is necessary to offset inflationary pressure in the industrial mineral business with the rise in costs related to exploration and mining, ore and hauling costs, regulatory compliance, electric and power costs at EP Minerals’ manufacturing plants, packaging, freight and logistics.

About EP Minerals

EP Minerals, LLC is a worldwide leader in diatomaceous earth (DE), clay and perlite. These unique minerals are used as filter aids, absorbents and functional additives serving dozens of diverse markets including food and beverage, biofuels, swimming pool, landscape, sports turf, paint, plastics and insecticides. EP Minerals also produces patented water purification media and arsenic removal products. For more information, visit www.epminerals.com.


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Julie Brown, 775-824-7624
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EP Minerals, LLC announces price increases for diatomite, perlite and cellulose.

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