Katy, Texas, April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — US Silica Holdings, Inc. SLCA today announced that its industrial and specialty products business will increase prices for most of its non-contract silica sand, aplite, diatomaceous earth and clay products used primarily in glass, foundry, paints, coatings, elastomers, roofing, chemicals, hobby and building products, agricultural, pet litter and other applications.
Price increases will range from 8% to over 25%, depending on product and quality, and will be effective for shipments commencing June 12022.
These price increases are necessary to help offset significant and ongoing increases in energy, labor, transportation, materials and manufacturing costs.
About American Silica
US Silica Holdings, Inc. is a global performance materials company and is a member of the Russell 2000. The company is a leading producer of commercial silica used in the oil and gas industry and in a wide range of industrial applications. Over its 122-year history, US Silica has developed core competencies in mining, processing, logistics, and materials science that enable it to cost-effectively produce and supply more than 600 diverse products to customers in our end markets. US Silica’s wholly owned subsidiaries include EP Minerals and SandBox Logistics™. EP Minerals is an industry leader in the production of products derived from diatomaceous earth, perlite, artificial clays and unactivated clays. SandBox Logistics™ is a state-of-the-art leader in proppant storage, handling and delivery, dedicated to making proppant logistics cleaner, safer and more efficient. The company currently operates 24 mines and production facilities and is headquartered in Katy, Texas.
US Silica Holdings, Inc.
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