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American Carbonyl Acquires Ashland Micropowder and Iron Pentacarbonyl

American Carbonyl will continue a long history of manufacturing Carbonyl Iron Micropowders and Iron Pentacarbonyl at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL.

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American Carbonyl Acquires Ashland Inc. assets
American Carbonyl LLC has acquired Ashland Inc.'s Carbonyl Iron Manufacturing assets and business lines. American Carbonyl will continue a long history of manufacturing Carbonyl Iron Micropowders and Iron Pentacarbonyl.Image courtesy of American Carbonyl

American Carbonyl LLC has acquired Ashland Inc.'s Carbonyl Iron Manufacturing assets and business lines.

With the acquisition, American Carbonyl continues a long history of manufacturing Carbonyl Iron Micropowders and Iron Pentacarbonyl at the historic Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL. Carbonyl Iron Micropowders and Iron Pentacarbonyl are critical raw materials for the chemical, defense, and metals manufacturing sectors. American Carbonyl is the sole producer of these materials in the Western Hemisphere.

"We are pleased to complete this acquisition and continue the history of advanced metal powders production at the Redstone Arsenal location. We expect to retain the current staff and plan material capital investment to update and upgrade the facility, both of which will help us improve efficiency and enable us to continue supplying the existing customer base seamlessly," said Alex Grous, president of American Carbonyl.

American Carbonyl plans to continue existing relationships with customers and suppliers, and to expand product and service offerings through innovations in the Advanced Metal Powders sector. 

American Carbonyl joins the Glencoe Diversified Holdings, LLC ("GDH") portfolio of companies. GDH was founded in 1994 and is a conglomerate engaged in Specialty Chemicals, Insurance, Education, Energy Services, Manufacturing, and Business Services industries. GDH's portfolio consists of the following operating companies: Dixie Chemical Company Inc., Champlain Insurance Group, Child Development Schools, Fortis Energy Services Inc., Campbell Grinder Company, and Neon Solutions Services.

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