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PQ Corporation - Company Capsule

Reference Code: BR0152CA
Published Date: May 2011




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PQ Corporation - Company Overview

PQ Corporation (PQC) is a US based industrial chemicals company. It is engaged in the production of silicate, zeolite and
other performance materials. The company operates as a subsidiary of Carlyle Group. PQC’s products serve different
industries such as the chemical, petroleum, catalyst, detergent, pulp and paper, water treatment, construction and
beverage markets. It conducts its business through two segments namely, the Performance Chemicals division and the
Potters division. The company operates in over 19 countries in about five continents through its subsidiaries including
Potters Industries (Potters). Potters is engaged in the production of engineered glass materials operating in the markets of
the highway safety, polymer additive, metal finishing, and conductive particles. PQC was acquired by the Carlyle Group
and was later on merged with INEOS Silicas and continued as PQ Corporation. The company is jointly owned by private
investment group named Carlyle Group (60%) and British chemicals giant named INEOS Group (40%). PQC is
headquartered in Pennsylvania, US.




PQ Corporation - Key Facts

PQ Corporation, Key Facts

                                  300 Lindenwood Drive, Malvern,
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                , 19355-1740, United States
                                                                                                 N/A
                                                                    Exchange



Telephone                         + 1 610 6514200                   No. of Employees             1,856



Fax                               + 1 610 6514504                   Financial Year End           N/A



URL                               www.pqcorp.com



Industry                          Chemicals


                                  Australia, China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Finland, France, Germany, Italy,
Locations                         Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Canada, United States, Brazil, Mexico

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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PQ Corporation - Major Products and Services

PQ Corporation engages in the production of silicate, zeolite and other performance materials. Key products and services
of the company include the following:

PQ Corporation, Major Products and Services
Potassium Silicates

Magnesium Sulfate

Silicate Powders

Zeolites

Specialty Adsorbents

Silica Catalysts

GlassBeads

Hollow Spheres

Electronic Grade Additives

Zeolite Powder

Custom Powders/Catalyst

Hydrocracking Catalysts

Specialty Catalysts-Zeolyst

Technical Service

Analytical Service
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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PQ Corporation - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of PQ Corporation:

Neville Chemical Company

ASHTA Chemicals, Inc.

Millennium Chemicals Inc.

Occidental Chemical Corporation

ExxonMobil Chemical Company




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