CHARLOTTE, NC – Prices for all MINEX®, IMSIL®, SNOBRITE®, MINBLOC®, PORTARYTE®, PORTAFLAME® and PORTAFILL® branded functional filler products commercialized by Sibelco in North America will raise effective Feb. 1, 2019, or as contracts allow.

The increase will range from 3% up to 15% depending on the product grade and packaging configuration and is necessary to offset rising raw material, energy and transportation costs along with stringent expenditures to meet regulatory and continual investment in expansion and modernization of assets.