Press May 22, 2019

Ascensus announces sodium metal surcharge effective June 1, 2019

Beginning on June 1, 2019 Ascensus Specialties LLC and its affiliates will begin collecting a surcharge on invoices for the additional 15% tariff on sodium metal implemented on May 10, 2019 by the United States of America. This surcharge will apply to all regions and grades of sodium borohydride and will remain in effect for as long as the increased tariff is in effect. The surcharge will be applied as a flat rate of $USD 0.10 per kg for liquid grades of sodium borohydride and $USD 1.00 per kg for dry grades of sodium borohydride. These surcharges will be shown as a separate line item on invoices for transparency.

Chris Anderson, Global Marketing Director

Ascensus Specialties LLC

About Ascensus Specialties LLC

In 1957, we set out to use sodium borohydride chemistry as a catalyst to make life better. Over the course of 61 years we’ve become one of the world’s leading providers of specialty chemicals for a variety of industries. Our commitment to quality inspired us to build a world-class production plant in Elma, Washington, allowing us to meet our strict standards at a large scale. Every day we develop solutions to improve the way our clients create their products, making what they do easier, safer and more efficient.

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