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Last $97.88 USD
Change Today +0.60 / 0.62%
Volume 509.8K
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W. R. Grace & Co. produces and sells specialty chemicals and materials worldwide. It operates through three segments: Grace Catalysts Technologies, Grace Materials Technologies, and Grace Construction Products. The Grace Catalysts Technologies segment offers fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts for the production of transportation fuels, such as gasoline and diesel fuels, and other petroleum-based products; FCC additives; and hydro processing catalysts used in process reactors to upgrade heavy oils into lighter. This segment also provides polyolefin catalysts and catalyst supports for the production of polypropylene and polyethylene thermoplastic resins; and chemical catalysts used in various industrial, environmental, and consumer applications, as well as gas-phase polypropylene process technology to manufacture polypropylene products. The Grace Materials Technologies segment offers silica-based and silica-alumina-based engineered materials used in coatings and print media, consumer, and industrial applications, as well as pharmaceutical, life science, and related applications; and packaging materials, including can and closure sealants, coatings for cans and closures, and scavenging technologies. The Grace Construction Products segment provides specialty construction chemicals, such as concrete admixtures and polymeric fibers; additives for cement processing; admixtures for masonry concrete; and process control solutions for ready-mix concrete. This segment also offers specialty building materials for new construction and renovation/repair projects that include waterproofing membranes and roofing underlayments for commercial and residential buildings; chemical grouts for use in waterproofing and soil stabilization applications; air and vapor barriers; cementitious grouts and mortars; passive fire protection; and products for decorative/architectural concrete. W. R. Grace & Co. was founded in 1854 and is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.

6,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1854

wr grace & co (GRA) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $2.5M
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Vice President of Government Relations and En...
Total Annual Compensation: $313.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

wr grace & co (GRA) Key Developments

W.R. Grace & Co. Seeks Acquisition

The construction-chemical business of W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) will likely acquire other companies once it is spun off 2017. Chief Executive Officer Fred Festa stated that the company would be willing to make an acquisition similar to its $500 million 2013 acquisition of Dow Chemical Co.'s UNIPOL polypropylene licensing and catalysts business. He said: "Listen, we'd love to do another one of those if we could find one. It's been a good deal for us."

W. R. Grace & Co to Invest About USD 135 Million in the Construction of Residue Hydroprocessing Catalyst Plant

W. R. Grace & Co announced that it will invest about USD 135 million in the construction of a residue hydroprocessing catalyst plant and additional alumina capacity at its existing manufacturing facility in Lake Charles, LA. This construction project is being initiated by the company's joint venture with Chevron Products Company, called Advanced Refining Technologies (ART). Construction is expected to begin in late 2015 with completion anticipated in 2018.

W.R. Grace & Co. Presents at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference 2015, May-19-2015 02:20 PM

W.R. Grace & Co. Presents at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference 2015, May-19-2015 02:20 PM. Venue: Goldman Sachs Conference Center, 200 West Street, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Alfred E. Festa, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.


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