Calgon Carbon Announces Plans For New Global Headquarters
PITTSBURGH, PA – 06/02/2014
Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC: NYSE) announced today it will move its world headquarters to the newly constructed Westpointe Corporate Center Four in Moon Township, PA – creating a new center for technology and innovation.
Calgon Carbon will lease 75,566 sq. ft of the 130,000 sq. ft. building. The new headquarters, located in Moon Township, is expected to be among the most environmentally advanced buildings in the region. It will house the company’s executive staff, sales, service, and research and development laboratory – the Innovation Center. The company plans to complete the move to the new facility in early 2015.
“We are an evolving high technology company committed to researching and developing the best solutions for helping make the world’s water and air safer and cleaner,” said Randy Dearth, Chairman, President and CEO, Calgon Carbon. “And, by combining our research laboratory directly with our corporate staff, we will be a collaborative organization dedicated to identifying and supporting the efforts of our customers as they work to improve their communities.”
The new headquarters will house approximately 200 people, and is centrally and conveniently located to hotels and the Pittsburgh International Airport.
“Our move to a modern, environmentally friendly facility is another example of our investment in the region, and it reflects our commitment to community, employees, customers and innovation,” said Dearth.
Consistent with Calgon Carbon’s commitment to sustainability, the energy efficient building features the use of solar power, a high-efficiency zone heating and cooling system, natural lighting, and ergonomic workstations.
For more information about Calgon Carbon’s leading activated carbon and ultraviolet technology solutions for municipalities and industries, or to view the entire Sustainability Report, visit dev.calgoncarbon.com.
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Pure Water. Clean Air. Better World.
Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) is a global leader in innovative solutions, high quality products and reliable services designed to protect human health and the environment from harmful contaminants in water, and air. As a leading manufacturer of activated carbon, with broad capabilities in ultraviolet light disinfection, the Company provides purification solutions for drinking water, wastewater, pollution abatement, and a variety of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes. Calgon Carbon is the world’s largest producer of granular activated carbon and supplies a variety of activated carbon products – in granular, powdered, pelletized and cloth form – for a range of distinct more than 700 distinct applications. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Calgon Carbon Corporation employs approximately 1,100 people at more than 15 manufacturing, reactivation, and equipment facilities in the U.S., Asia, and in Europe, where Calgon Carbon is known as Chemviron Carbon. The company also has more than 27 sales and service centers throughout the world. This news release contains historical information and forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements typically contain words such as “expect,” “believe,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” or similar words indicating that future outcomes are uncertain. Statements looking forward in time, including statements regarding future growth and profitability, price increases, cost savings, broader product lines, enhanced competitive posture and acquisitions, are included in the company’s most recent Annual Report pursuant to the “safe harbor” provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. They involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the company’s actual results in future periods to be materially different from any future performance suggested herein. Further, the company operates in an industry sector where securities values may be volatile and may be influenced by economic and other factors beyond the company’s control. Some of the factors that could affect future performance of the company are higher energy and raw material costs, costs of imports and related tariffs, labor relations, availability of capital and environmental requirements as they relate both to our operations and to our customers, changes in foreign currency exchange rates, borrowing restrictions, validity of patents and other intellectual property, and pension costs. In the context of the forward-looking information provided in this news release, please refer to the discussions of risk factors.
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