IMERYS Pigments for Paper Europe to Increase UK Filler Kaolin Prices



    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, October 15 /CNW/ - IMERYS Pigments for Paper Europe
will raise UK Filler Kaolin prices by an average of 3% for its pigments for
paper product lines effective December 1, 2007 as contracts allow.

    Significant cost pressures in chemicals, mining, fuel, and power are key
drivers for the announced price increase. The moderate level of this increase
is a consequence of Imerys' recent investment to create a sustainable UK
filler kaolin platform for the future.

    Notes to editors:

    IMERYS Pigments for Paper is a world leading producer of white pigments,
manufacturing kaolin, ground calcium carbonate (GCC) and precipitated calcium
carbonate (PCC). The business group serves the needs of the international
paper industry and employs 2,846 people, operates 44 industrial sites in 19
countries and represents 23% of Imerys' overall revenue.




For further information:

For further information: IMERYS Pigments for Paper. Spencer Farmer, +44
(0)776 664 1967 Global Marketing Director spencer.farmer@imerys.com

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