Volume 89 Issue 20 | p. 16 | Concentrates
Issue Date: May 9, 2011

Chemtrade Buying Marsulex

Sulfur Chemicals: Deal will expand Chemtrade's reach in refining and water treatment
Department: Business
Keywords: sulfuric acid, aluminum sulfate, oil sands

Canadian sulfuric acid producer Chemtrade Logistics is buying another Canadian producer of sulfur-based chemicals, Marsulex, in a deal valued at $434 million.

Chemtrade makes sulfuric acid, liquid sulfur dioxide, and sodium hydrosulfite. It generated $538 million in sales in 2010.

Marsulex's 2010 revenues were $300 million. It also makes sulfuric acid and liquid sulfur dioxide, as well as other sulfur chemicals such as aluminum sulfate, sodium bisulfate, and ammonium sulfate. In . . .

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