COLUMBUS, OH—Oct. 31, 2014—Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) today announced a 5 percent price increase on all Balloon Time® helium balloon kits and tanks. Pricing will increase with orders shipped on or after Jan. 1, 2015 or as supply agreements permit.
“With the continued limited supply of helium and its increasing demand, helium pricing continues to escalate,” said Worthington’s Director of Consumer Products Steve Caravati. “The magnitude of these increases has made it necessary for us to adjust pricing accordingly.”
About Worthington Industries
Worthington Industries is a leading global diversified metals manufacturing company with 2014 fiscal year sales of $3.1 billion. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor providing customers with wide ranging capabilities, products and services for a variety of markets including automotive, construction and agriculture; a global leader in manufacturing pressure cylinders for industrial gas and cryogenic applications, CNG and LNG storage, transportation and alternative fuel tanks, oil and gas equipment, and branded consumer products for camping, grilling, hand torch solutions, scuba diving and helium balloon kits; and a manufacturer of operator cabs for heavy mobile industrial equipment; laser welded blanks for light weighting applications; automotive racking solutions; and through joint ventures, complete ceiling grid solutions; automotive tooling and stampings; and steel framing for commercial construction. Worthington employs approximately 10,000 people and operates 81 facilities in 10 countries.