Press Release

Elementis Specialties Price Increase Announcement

May 3, 2016

Elementis Specialties is implementing a price increase for all products effective June 15, 2016. This includes our industry leading portfolio of rheology modifiers, as well as all other categories of additives including wetting agents, dispersants, surfactants, resins, colorants and defoamers.

We continue to invest in Research, Technical Service and additional capacity to ensure we deliver high quality products and innovations to meet the market’s performance needs. We are facing rising costs for wages and benefits, and ever increasing complexity and expense to meet compliance, regulatory and global registration standards.

We remain committed to bringing more innovation to our markets in the coming years and we need to ensure that our products are delivering the financial returns required to support these continued investments.