WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, announced today that it completed the sale of the assets that comprise its Sulfur Products business—part of its Chemical Solutions segment—to Veolia North America for approximately $325 million in cash on July 29, 2016.
Sulfur Products, with approximately $250 million in revenue, is a leading provider of sulfuric acid products and services to a range of industries in North America. It is a leading provider of spent acid regeneration (SAR) and sulfur gas recovery (SGR) services, non-fuming sulfuric acid and higher value sulfur derivatives (HVSDs). There are approximately 240 employees supporting Sulfur Products, who are primarily located at 7 production sites in North America.
About The Chemours Company
The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) helps create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. Chemours is a global leader in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations. Chemours ingredients are found in plastics and coatings, refrigeration and air conditioning, mining and oil refining operations and general industrial manufacturing. Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Teflon™, Ti-Pure™, Krytox™, Viton™, Opteon™ and Nafion™. Chemours has approximately 8,000 employees across 35 manufacturing sites serving more than 5,000 customers in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC. For more information please visit chemours.com or follow Chemours on Twitter at @chemours.
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