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FMC, Rockwood raise butyllithium prices on high raw-material costs

9:21 AM MDT | October 15, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

FMC and Rockwood are both increasing prices for their butyllithium products because of increased raw-material and transportation prices. FMC lithium says that, effective 1 November, global pricing for n-butyllithium and s-butyllithium products will increase by 8%, while lithium metal pricing will increase by 10%. "During 2012, the continued raw-material price pressures and rising transportation costs has made this price increase necessary," says Chris Senyk, global marketing director, FMC Lithium. "FMC continues to manage costs aggressively while...

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