July 28, 2017 9:19 AM ET

Chemicals

Company Overview of PQ Corporation

Company Overview

PQ Corporation manufactures and sells specialty inorganic performance chemicals and catalysts. The company provides lithium, potassium, and spray-dried silicates; magnesium sulfate, silicas, sodium metasilicates, sodium silicate liquids and solids, zeolites, and potassium silicate liquids; advanced silica gel products for catalyst and anti-blocking applications; and zeolite products for catalyst and adsorbent applications. It serves various markets, such as adhesives, agriculture and animal feed, asphalt pavement, binders, brewing, building materials and construction, cement concrete and refractories, detergents, drilling fluids, electronic industry, foundry binders, geotechnical and groutin...

300 Lindenwood Drive

Valleybrooke Corporate Center

Malvern, PA 19355-1740

United States

Founded in 1831

1,856 Employees

Phone:

610-651-4200

Fax:

610-651-4504

Key Executives for PQ Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 58
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 50
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 58
Vice President and President of Potters Division
Age: 54
Vice President and President of Performance Chemicals - Europe, South Africa & Asia
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

PQ Corporation Key Developments

PQ Corp. Amends its Existing Credit Facilities; Paul J. Ferrall to Serve as President of Eco Services Business Unit

PQ Corp. and Eco Services Operations reported the closing of a previously announced merger. Concurrently with the closing of the merger between PQ and Eco Services, PQ has also refinanced its existing credit facilities by entering into a USD 1.2 billion senior secured term loan (consisting of a USD 900 million senior secured term loan and a USD 300 million Euro equivalent senior secured term loan), USD 625 million in new senior secured notes, USD 525 million in senior unsecured notes, and a USD 200 million asset-based secured revolving credit facility. The existing USD 200 million of Eco Services notes will remain outstanding. Michael R. Boyce will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of PQ while Paul J. Ferrall will serve as President of the Eco Services business unit.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Assess a Civil Penalty Against PQ Corporation

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has assessed a civil penalty against PQ Corporation (PQ) in the amount of $1.7 million for air quality violations in the City of Chester, Delaware County. Quarterly emissions reports submitted to the Department by PQ showed that the company exceeded several permitted emission limits for pollutants like carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides, and failed to satisfy the data availability requirements for their systems. The assessment covers the period between August 2011 and June 2013.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
10x Technology LLC United States
20/20 Custom Molded Plastics,Ltd. United States
21st Century Plastics Corporation United States
2N2, Inc. United States
4th Generation Resins, LLC United States

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
No transactions available in the past 12 months.
 

The information and data displayed in this profile are created and managed by S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global. Bloomberg.com does not create or control the content. For inquiries, please contact S&P Global Market Intelligence directly by clicking here.

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
NYC2012, Inc. United States
The Advertising Council, Inc. United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
Rush University United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Request Profile Update

Only a company representative may request an update for the company profile. Documentation will be required.

To contact PQ Corporation, please visit www.pqcorp.com. Company data is provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.