OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great Salt Lake Minerals Corp., a subsidiary of Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), will increase the price of all sulfate of potash specialty fertilizer products by $50 per short ton on orders placed or shipped on or after April 1, 2011, or as contracts allow. This increase will apply to both standard and granulated products.
About Compass Minerals
Based in the Kansas City metropolitan area, Compass Minerals is a leading producer of minerals, including salt, sulfate of potash specialty fertilizer and magnesium chloride. The company provides highway deicing salt to customers in North America and the United Kingdom and specialty fertilizer to growers worldwide. Compass Minerals also produces consumer deicing and water conditioning products, ingredients used in consumer and commercial foods, and other mineral-based products for consumer, agricultural and industrial applications. Compass Minerals also provides records management services to businesses throughout the U.K.
About Great Salt Lake Minerals
Great Salt Lake Minerals Corporation has been operating on the shores of the Great Salt Lake near Ogden, Utah for forty years. The company produces and markets potassium sulfate (also known as sulfate of potash or SOP), salt and magnesium chloride using solar evaporation. Great Salt Lake Minerals is a wholly owned subsidiary of Compass Minerals.
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