Jan 25, 2008

Calgon Carbon Awarded Wastewater Contract in China

Contract to supply adsorption equipment and reactivation services exceeds $1.5 million

Calgon Carbon Corp. announced that it has been awarded a contract by Huntsman Textile Effects Co. Ltd., of Qingdao, China, to supply activated carbon adsorption equipment for wastewater treatment, and to provide reactivation services. The value of the contract exceeds $1.5 million.

Under the agreement, Calgon Carbon has supplied three carbon adsorption vessels containing 60,000 lb of activated carbon for wastewater treatment at Huntsman’s manufacturing facility in Qingdao. The company is also responsible for removing, transporting and reactivating the spent activated carbon, as well as providing replacement carbon for the carbon adsorption system. The Huntsman Qingdao facility provides synthesis, standardization and drying of textile dyes. The site is also a formulation and distribution center for textile chemicals.

Commenting on the announcement, John Stanik, Calgon Carbon’s chairman and chief executive officer, said, "We are very pleased that Huntsman has chosen Calgon Carbon to provide wastewater treatment at its facility in Qingdao. It represents important progress for our service business in China. We are committed to provide products and services to both Chinese and multinational companies to make air and water safer and cleaner in China."