Calgon Carbon Corp. engages in the manufacture, supply, reactivation, and application of activated carbon. The firm also provides ballast water treatment, ultraviolet light disinfection, and advanced ion-exchange technologies. It operates through the following segments: Activated Carbon and Service, Equipment, and Consumer. The Activated Carbon and Service segment manufactures granular and powdered activated carbon for use in applications to remove organic compounds from water, air, and other liquids and gases. The Equipment segment provides solutions to customers’ air, water, and other liquid purification problems through the design, fabrication and operation of equipment systems that utilize the firm’s enabling technologies. The Consumer segment supplies activated carbon for use in medical, military, and industrial applications. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Moon Township, PA.
Calgon Carbon Corporation provides products and services to protect human health and the environment from harmful contaminants in water and air primarily in the United States, Europe, and Japan. It operates in four segments: Activated Carbon and Service, Equipment, Consumer, and Other. The Activated Carbon and Service segment manufactures and markets granular and powdered activated carbon to remove organic compounds from water, air, and other liquids and gases. It also offers services related to activated carbon, including reactivation of spent carbon; and leasing, monitoring, and maintenance of carbon fills, as well as the ion exchange technologies for treatment of groundwater and process streams. The Equipment segment offers liquid phase equipment systems; and vapor phase equipment systems that are used to control volatile organic compound emissions, off gases from air strippers, and landfill gas production. This segment also provides ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection systems; UV oxidation equipment; UV ballast water management systems; and Ionic Separator used for the purification, separation, and recovery of products in the food, pharmaceutical, mining, chemical, and biotechnology industries. The Consumer segment offers carbon cloth that is activated carbon in cloth form for medical, military, and specialty markets. The Other segment provides granular and powdered wood-based activated carbon, coal-based activated carbon reactivation, and diatomaceous earth and perlite filtration media for use in various market applications. The company sells its products and services through a direct sales force and sales offices, as well as through a network of agents and distributors to potable water, industrial process, environmental water, environmental air, food and beverage, and specialty markets. It also operates in Africa, Canada, China, India, Latin America, and other parts of Asia. The company was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in Moon Township, Pennsylvania.