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Calgon Carbon Corporation
Type Public (NYSE: CCC)
Founded 1942 (as Pittsburgh Coke & Chemical Company)
Headquarters Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Key people John Stanik (President/CEO)
Industry Industrial Processing, Water Treatment
Revenue $295 Million USD
Employees 1,200
Website www.calgoncarbon.com

Calgon Carbon Corporation is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based company that offers products and services that remove contaminants and odors from liquids and gases. The company was originally formed as the Pittsburgh Coke & Chemical Company, which provided products that assisted with the city's formerly huge steel industry. However, as steel processing shrunk in America, the company began to go in a new direction. It has been specializing specifically in carbon for nearly 30 years. A public company is a company owned by the public rather than by a relatively few individuals. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) , also nicknamed the Big Board, is the largest stock exchange in the world in dollar volume and second largest by number of companies listed. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... Industrial processes are procedures involving chemical or mechanical steps to aid in the manufacture an item or items. ... Water treatment in a general sense reffers to the treatement of water to make it more acceptable for what will be done with it (either usage or discharge into the environment). ... Revenue is a U.S. business term for the amount of money that a company earns from its activities in a given period, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... Image File history File links Green_Arrow_Up. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ...


Calgon Carbon divides its operations among 4 segments. The Activated Carbon portion of the corporation, which provides the majority of revenues, manufactures granular, powered, and extruded carbon. These chemicals remove and absorb organic compounds from liquids and gases. Granular activated carbon especially useful in the process of water purification. The Engineered Systems segments designs and builds carbon absorption systems and ion exchange and separation devices. The food, biotechnology, sanitation, and pharmaceutical industries all utilize products from Calgon Carbon. The Services Options branch of the company provides mobile carbon absorption equipment and also provides for absorption monitoring. Finally, the Consumer Products division provides carbon cloth, charcoal, and water purifiers. Activated carbon from a water filter used for carbon filtering in powder and block form Activated carbon, also called activated charcoal or activated coal, is a general term which covers carbon material mostly derived from charcoal. ...


The company's main operations are centered in North America, but Calgon has a presence in Europe and fully owns the company called Chemviron Carbon.


In September of 2006, Calgon Carbon announced it would be replacing its pension plan with an "enhanced" 401(k) plan in order to satisfy new legislation requiring companies to fully fund their defined benefit plans. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... The 401(k) plan is a type of retirement plan available in the United States. ...

Pittsburgh-based Corporations
(Within the Pittsburgh Metro Area)
Pittsburgh-based Fortune 500 Corporations:
Alcoa | U.S. Steel | PPG | H.J. Heinz | PNC Financial | Mellon Financial | WESCO International
Pittsburgh-based Fortune 1000 Corporations:

Allegheny Energy | Consol Energy | Allegheny Technologies | Dick's Sporting Goods | Kennametal | American Eagle Outfitters | Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel | Mylan | GNC City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... The Pittsburgh Metro Area is the U.S. Census defined seven county region surrounding the city of Pittsburgh in southwestern Pennsylvania, United States of America. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... The Fortune 500 is a ranking of the top 500 United States corporations as measured by gross revenue. ... Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is the world’s leading producer of alumina, primary and fabricated aluminium, with operations in 43 countries. ... The United States Steel Corporation NYSE: X is an integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States and Central Europe. ... PPG Industries NYSE: PPG was founded in 1883 under the name Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. ... H. J. Heinz Company, commonly known as just Heinz, famous for its 57 Varieties slogan, was founded in 1869 by Henry John Heinz in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania. ... PNC Financial Services (NYSE: PNC) is a large bank holding company. ... Mellon Financial Corporation, NYSE: MEL based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is engaged in the business of institutional and high-net-worth-individual asset management, including the Dreyfus family of mutual funds; business banking; and shareholder and investor services. ... WESCO International, Inc. ... Fortune 1000 is a reference to a list maintained by the American business magazine Fortune. ... Allegheny Energy (NYSE: AYE) is a traditional public utility based in the suburbs of Pittsburgh. ... Consol Energy is a coal and mining company based in the southern suburbs of Pittsburgh, USA. Category: ‪Companies based in Pennsylvania‬ ... Alleghenty Technologies, Inc. ... Dicks Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) is the worlds largest sporting goods retailer. ... Kennametal is a US company on the New York Stock Exchange, symbol KMT. Kennametal is large tooling supplier. ... American Eagle Outfitters is an American clothing retailer that dates back to 1904 but took its current form in 1977 and was reorganized in Pittsburghs north suburbs. ... Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel NASDAQ: WPSC is a steel manufacturer based in the Pittsburgh suburb of Wheeling, West Virginia, with six major manufacturing centers in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. ... Mylan or Mylan Labs is the second largest generic drug maker in the United States. ... General Nutrition Centers or GNC is a Pittsburgh based American commercial enterprise focusing on the retail sale of health and nutrition related products, over the counter drugs, and foods/food supplements world-wide through GNC branded stores. ...

Pittsburgh-based non-public or externally owned corporations:
84 Lumber | American Bridge | Ampco Pittsburgh |Bayer USA | Calgon Carbon | Dollar Bank | DQE Holdings | Eat'n Park | Federated Investors | FedEx Ground | Giant Eagle | Highmark | iGate | Koppers | Michael Baker | Mine Safety Appliances | NOVA Chemicals | Oxford Development | Pittsburgh Brewing Company | Respironics | rue21 | Vivisimo | Wabtec

 
 

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