PQ and National Silicates Announce Price Adjustment

PQ Group Holdings

MALVERN, PA — PQ and National Silicates recently announced that their respective U.S. and Canada Silicates businesses have increased prices effective May 5, 2022, or as contracts and agreements allow.

This price adjustment is driven by the significant increases in raw materials, energy, and transportation costs.

The pricing increase ranges from 10-25% or $0.018 per pound (USD) for standard liquid sodium silicate grades, $0.130 per pound on anhydrous metasilicate, $0.065 per pound on pentahydrate metasilicate, and $0.220 per pound on potassium silicate.

With headquarters in Malvern, Pennsylvania, PQ is one of the world’s leading, independent producers of soluble silicates, specialty silicas, and zeolites, which are used in personal and industrial cleaning products, fuel efficient tires, surface coatings, and food and beverage products. Supported by 1,500 employees across 31 facilities in 13 countries, PQ serves more than 900 customers around the world.

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