PHILADELPHIA, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Wyoming Corporation announced today that effective immediately, or as contract terms permit, it will increase the price of its Grade 260 "dense" soda ash sold to South African customers by $30 per metric ton and will increase the price of its Grade 100 "light" soda ash sold to South African customers by $50 per metric ton. This increase is necessary for FMC to recover increasing costs and continue to invest in its operations as the global demand for soda ash increases.
FMC Wyoming Corporation is a subsidiary of FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC). 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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