Georgia-based KaMin to increase prices for kaolin clay products for export container customers, effective May 1, on rate increases, rising fuel surcharges associated with container shipments

MACON, Georgia , March 15, 2011 (press release) – KaMin LLC announced today that it will increase prices for kaolin clay products for export container customers effective May 1, 2011, or as contracts allow. This increase will apply to all paper and industrial accounts on which KaMin pays the freight for shipment in containers. “Our container carriers have notified us of both general rate increases as well as increased fuel surcharges associated with those container shipments,” advised Tom Anderskow, Vice President – Commercial. “While these circumstances are clearly beyond our control, we will continue to work with our carriers to do our best to minimize the impact to our customers,” Anderskow continued, “However, as we have communicated in the past, we must pass these increases through.”

KAMIN LLC

KaMin LLC is a manufacturer of high quality hydrous and calcined kaolin. With more than 70 years of experience, KaMin’s reserves and proprietary processing technologies produce high quality kaolins for a variety of applications.

KaMin mines and produces its kaolin exclusively in the US and sells its products to all regions of the world. KaMin operates three kaolin plants – Macon, Sandersville and Wrens – and has been recognized not only as a leader in product quality but also in its safe mining practices for many consecutive years.

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