First-Quarter Snow-Event Data Released

Mild winter weather continued in the first quarter of 2016 throughout Compass Minerals’’ primary service areas.

“Very mild winter weather across our served markets in North America and the U.K. unfortunately continued throughout the first quarter. Because of the increased commitment volumes resulting from our successful highway deicing bid season in North America, however, we only experienced a slight year-over-year decline in sales volumes,” said Fran Malecha, Compass Minerals’ president and chief executive officer. “The mildness of this winter is likely to result in elevated customer inventories, which will influence the upcoming highway deicing bid season.

The full release and associated data can be found here.