Black Forest barite producer seeks to unlock new markets with Sachtleben brand

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 08 January 2016

The German business began operating under the name of its new holding company at the start of this year as it aims to expand its sales network in filler and chemical grade barite markets, which have proved more resilient to price erosion that material sold for oilfield drilling.

Germany-based barite (barytes) and fluorspar producer LMT Services GmbH & Co. KG began trading under the name of Sachtleben Minerals GmbH & Co. KG from the 1 January 2016, as part of efforts to broaden its sales network of speciality barite products.

Privately-owned LMT, the parent company of Sachtleben Bergbau GmbH...

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