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W.R. Grace & Co.

7500 Grace Drive
Columbia, MD 21044
 Synopsis: Business Condition
Year Founded 1854
Employment 6,700
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Specialty Chemicals
W.R. Grace & Co.
     Last modified on: 9/15/14

W. R. Grace & Co. is specialty chemicals and specialty materials company with two primary divisions. The Grace Davison segment offers fluid catalytic cracking catalysts to produce transportation fuels, such as gasoline and diesel fuels, and other petroleum-based products; FCC additives; hydroprocessing catalysts used in process reactors to upgrade heavy oils into lighter; silica-based and silica-alumina-based engineered materials used in various industrial and consumer applications, and coatings and print media applications; and packaging materials, such as can and closure sealants, and coatings. The firm also provides polyolefin catalysts and catalyst supports for use in the manufacture of polyethylene and polypropylene resins, and other chemical catalysts and process technologies used in industrial, environmental, and consumer applications; catalysts and adsorbents for the conversion of renewable feedstocks to fuels and chemicals; and chromatography columns, consumables, and instrumentation and reference standards used in pharmaceutical, life science, and related industries. Customers include oil refiners, plastics and chemical manufacturers, producers of rigid food and beverage packaging, coatings manufacturers, consumer product manufacturers, and pharmaceutical companies. The Grace Construction Products segment produces and sells specialty construction chemicals and materials, including concrete admixtures and fibers; additives used in cement processing; building materials used in commercial and residential construction and renovation to protect buildings from water, vapor, and air penetration; and fire protection materials used to retard the spread of fire in buildings.


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