FMC to increase off-list soda ash prices by US$20/short ton, effective July 1

PHILADELPHIA , June 6, 2011 (press release) –

FMC Wyoming Corporation announced today that effective July 1, 2011, or as contract terms permit, it will increase off-list soda ash prices by$20.00/short ton for all grades of soda ash. The increase applies to both bulk and packaged products.

This increase is necessary to recover cost increases and to support continued investment in the business.  List prices will remain unchanged as stated below:

 


 

Bulk Soda Ash List Prices

($/Ton, FOB Westvaco or Granger, Wyoming)


Dense


Grade 100™


AbsorptaPlus™

 

Railcar and Hopper Truck

260.00

265.00

275.00

 



 

Packaged Soda Ash List Prices

($/Ton, FOB Westvaco, Wyoming)


Dense


Grade100™

 

50 lb.

325.00

330.00

 

2000 lb.

315.00

320.00

 


 

FMC Wyoming Corporation's current energy surcharge and freight policies for soda ash will remain in effect indefinitely. The energy surcharge base cost will remain $7.00/mmBTU.

FMC Wyoming Corporation is a subsidiary of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC - News).  FMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products.  The company employs approximately 4,900 people throughout the world.  The company operates its businesses in three segments: Agricultural Products, Specialty Chemicals, and Industrial Chemicals.

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