KaMin to hike prices for kaolin clays

KaMin LLC announced that it will increase prices for kaolin clay products for the global paper industry 4 to 7% depending on the product category, effective January 1, 2014, or as contracts allow.

KaMin is committed to investing the necessary resources in technology, innovation and people for long-term sustainability in order to continue to serve its paper customers at a high level.  

KaMin LLC also announces that its 2014 energy surcharge policy, which will be effective on January 1, 2014, will remain unchanged from the KaMin 2013 energy surcharge policy. The threshold of $6/MMBTU and incremental surcharges by product type will remain the same. This policy applies to all slurry, spray-dried hydrous and calcined kaolin grades sold to the paper industry globally.