EP Engineered Clays Corp. acquires assets
EP Engineered Clays Corp., an affiliate of EP Minerals, LLC, a worldwide leader in engineered products derived from industrial minerals, has acquired bleaching clay and mineral adsorbents assets from BASF Corporation. The transaction includes a Jackson, Miss., production site, a clay mine in Aberdeen, Miss., and the mineral rights associated with a mine located in the Navajo Nation near Sanders, Ariz. Approximately 70 employees will be joining EP Engineered Clays Corp.
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