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Toggle Summary Grace to Participate in Credit Suisse 2018 Basic Materials Conference
COLUMBIA, M.D., Sept. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) today announced that Hudson La Force , President and Chief Operating Officer, and Jeremy Rohen , Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Development will attend the 2018 Credit Suisse Basic Materials
Toggle Summary Grace Appoints Jag Reddy to New Strategy and Growth Leadership Role
COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) today announced the appointment of Jag Reddy as Vice President, Strategy and Growth, a new position within Grace. He will lead Grace’s strategy and growth process, with a focus on organic growth and innovation.
Toggle Summary Grace Announces Quarterly Dividend
COLUMBIA, Md. , July 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per common share. The dividend is payable September 6, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 16, 2018 .
Toggle Summary Grace Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results Driven by 13% Sales Growth; Raising Full-Year 2018 Adjusted EPS Outlook
Net sales up 13.1% driven by the polyolefin catalysts acquisition, higher sales volumes and continued pricing strength Diluted EPS of $0.58 , down 9.4%; Adjusted EPS of $1.07 , up 27.4% Raising full-year 2018 outlook for Adjusted EPS to $3.90 to $4.00 , up from $3.85 to $3.95 COLUMBIA, Md.
Toggle Summary Grace Announces Release Date for Second Quarter 2018 Results
COLUMBIA, Md. , July 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) will release its second quarter 2018 financial results at 6:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, July 26, 2018 . A company-hosted conference call and webcast will follow at 9:00 a.m. ET that day.
Toggle Summary Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk.
COLUMBIA, Md. , June 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA), the leading independent supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has granted a license which allows PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk.
Toggle Summary Grace to Attend BMO’s 2018 Chemicals Conference
COLUMBIA, Md. , June 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced that Hudson La Force , President and Chief Operating Officer, and Jeremy Rohen , Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Development will attend the BMO Capital Markets 2018 Chemical Conference
Toggle Summary Grace to Participate in 2018 KeyBanc Industrials and Basic Materials Conference
COLUMBIA, Md. , May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced that Hudson La Force , President and Chief Operating Officer, will participate in the KeyBanc Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Boston on Thursday, May 31, 2018 .
Toggle Summary Grace Announces Departure of CFO and Appointment of Interim CFO
COLUMBIA, Md. , May 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced that by mutual agreement Thomas E. Blaser , Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will resign from the company effective May 31, 2018 to pursue other interests.
Toggle Summary Grace Board Elects Yanai Independent Director
COLUMBIA, Md., May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Shlomo Yanai as an independent director. Shlomo Yanai has been elected an Independent Director of W. R. Grace & Co. “Grace is honored to welcome Shlomo to our Board,”
Toggle Summary Grace Board Designates La Force to Succeed Festa as Chief Executive Officer
COLUMBIA, Md., May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced that its Board of Directors has designated Hudson La Force to succeed Fred Festa as Chief Executive Officer. La Force, who currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer, will become CEO in the
Toggle Summary Grace to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference 2018
COLUMBIA, Md. , May 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced that Hudson La Force , President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 . Scheduled to begin at 9:45 a.m.
Toggle Summary Grace Appoints Jeremy Rohen Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations
COLUMBIA, Md., April 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced the appointment of Jeremy F. Rohen as Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations, effective immediately. Jeremy Rohen Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations, W. R.
Toggle Summary Grace Announces Surcharge on FCC SOx Reduction Additives
COLUMBIA, Md., April 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) will institute a surcharge of $0.35 per pound ( $0.77 per kilogram) on the price of its sulfur oxides (SOx) reduction additives used in Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) units.
Toggle Summary Grace Announces Quarterly Dividend
COLUMBIA, Md. , April 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per common share. The dividend is payable June 6, 2018 , to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 16, 2018 .
Toggle Summary Grace Reports First Quarter 2018 Results
Net sales up 8.4%; Higher sales volumes and improved pricing in both segments;  seventh consecutive quarter of year-over-year sales growth Diluted EPS of $0.64 , up 1.6%; Adjusted EPS of $0.82 , up 20.6% Completed strategic acquisition of polyolefin catalysts business on April 3 Raising full-year
Toggle Summary Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Inter Pipeline
COLUMBIA, Md., April 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA ), the leading independent supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has licensed its UNIPOL ®  PP Process Technology to Inter Pipeline Ltd.
Toggle Summary Grace Announces Release Date for First Quarter 2018 Results
COLUMBIA, Md. , April 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) will release its first quarter 2018 financial results at 6:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 . A company-hosted conference call and webcast will follow at 9:00 a.m. ET that day.
Toggle Summary Grace Completes Acquisition of Albemarle Polyolefin Catalysts Business
COLUMBIA, Md. , April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today completed the $416 million acquisition of the Polyolefin Catalysts business of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). The acquired business primarily develops and manufactures proprietary and custom-manufactured
Toggle Summary Grace Hosts 2018 Investor Day Today in New York City
Outlines strategic framework for profitable growth Introduces the Grace Value Model (GVM) Reaffirms 2018 Outlook and 2021 Financial Framework COLUMBIA, Md. , March 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co.  (NYSE:GRA) will hold its investor day today in New York City , with presentations given
Toggle Summary Grace Appoints Mills as Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain
COLUMBIA, Md. , Feb. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) has appointed Samuel A. Mills as Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain with responsibility for its global manufacturing, procurement, order fulfillment, logistics, and supply chain planning activities.
Toggle Summary Grace to Increase Dividend 14 Percent
COLUMBIA, Md. , Feb. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 14 percent increase in the company's regular annual cash dividend from $0.84 to $0.96 per common share. The increase will be effective with the first quarter
Toggle Summary Grace Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Results
Net sales for the quarter of $459.5 million up 4%; net sales for the full year of $1.7 billion up 7% Diluted EPS from continuing operations for the quarter of $(1.81) and for the full year of $0.16 , including a charge of $2.10 per share related to U.S.
Toggle Summary Grace Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Results
Net sales for the quarter of $459.5 million up 4%; net sales for the full year of $1.7 billion up 7% Diluted EPS from continuing operations for the quarter of $(1.81) and for the full year of $0.16 , including a charge of $2.10 per share related to U.S.
Toggle Summary Grace Wins Sherwin-Williams’ Certified Supplier Award
COLUMBIA, Md. , Jan. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. has received Sherwin-Williams’ Certified Supplier Award for achieving the highest level of product quality, performance, and outstanding customer service. An industry leader in the development of technologically advanced paints and
Toggle Summary Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Grupa Azoty in Poland
COLUMBIA, Md. , Jan. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA), the leading supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has contracted to license its UNIPOL ® PP Process Technology to PDH Polska S. A. for a new facility in Police, Poland .
Toggle Summary Grace Announces Release Date for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results
COLUMBIA, Md. , Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) will release its fourth quarter and full year 2017 financial results at 6:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, February 8, 2018 . A company-hosted conference call and webcast will follow at 9:00 a.m. ET that day.
Toggle Summary Grace Signs Investment Framework to Support FCC Refining Industry in Kazakhstan
COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) has signed an investment framework agreement with 1) “KazMunayGas” ( ҚазМұнайГаз ), Kazakhstan’s national operator for exploration, production, refining, and transportation of hydrocarbons, representing the state in
Toggle Summary Grace to Acquire Polyolefin Catalysts Business
Investor Call Tomorrow, Dec. 15, at 8:30 a.m. ET COLUMBIA, Md. , Dec. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today signed an agreement to acquire the Polyolefin Catalysts business of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) for $416 million .
Toggle Summary Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology To Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company
COLUMBIA, Md. , Nov. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA), the leading supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has contracted to license its UNIPOL ® PP Process Technology to Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC)
Toggle Summary Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology To Sinochem Quanzhou Petrochemical Co., Ltd. in China
COLUMBIA, Md. , Nov. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA), the leading supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has contracted to license its UNIPOL ® PP Process Technology to Sinochem Quanzhou Petrochemical Co., Ltd.
Toggle Summary Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Oriental Energy (Ningbo) in China
COLUMBIA, Md. , Nov. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA), the leading supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has contracted to license its UNIPOL ® PP Process Technology to Oriental Energy (Ningbo) New Material Co., Ltd.
Toggle Summary Grace to Present at Citi 2017 Basic Materials Conference
COLUMBIA, Md. , Nov. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) announced today that Fred Festa , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Tom Blaser , Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Citi 2017 Basic Materials Conference in New York City on
Toggle Summary Grace to Host 2018 Investor Day
COLUMBIA, Md. , Nov. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) will host an Investor Day on Friday, March 2, 2018 , in New York City . Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Fred Festa , President and Chief Operating Officer Hudson La Force , and Senior Vice President and Chief
Toggle Summary Grace Announces 2018 Price Increase for Silica-Based Materials Technologies Products
COLUMBIA, Md. , Nov. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) will increase the price of silica-based and molecular sieve products sold through its Grace Materials Technologies business segment by 6 percent as contracts allow. This increase will be effective January 1, 2018 .
Toggle Summary Festa to Retire as Grace CEO in Q4 2018, Remain as Non-Executive Chairman
La Force Elected to Grace Board COLUMBIA, Md. , Nov. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) announced today that Fred Festa intends to step down as Chief Executive Officer during the fourth quarter of 2018, but remain as non-executive Chairman.
Toggle Summary Grace to Present at Baird 2017 Global Industrial Conference
COLUMBIA, Md. , Oct. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) announced today that Thomas E. Blaser , Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Tania C. Almond , Investor Relations Officer, will present at Baird's 2017 Global Industrial Conference in Chicago on
Toggle Summary Grace Announces Quarterly Dividend
COLUMBIA, Md. , Oct. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share. The dividend is payable December 7, 2017 , to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 15, 2017 .
Toggle Summary Grace Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results
Net sales of $429.5 million up 6% Diluted EPS from continuing operations of $0.70 up 21%, and Adjusted EPS of $0.90 up 13% Income from continuing operations attributable to Grace of $47.4 million up 15%, and Adjusted EBIT of $108.1 million up 5% Net cash flow provided by operating activities of
Toggle Summary Grace Acquires Exclusive License of Ordered Mesoporous Silica Patents for Drug Delivery from Formac
COLUMBIA, MD. – Oct. 9, 2017 – W. R. Grace & Co. announces that it has acquired from Formac Pharmaceuticals NV exclusive licensing rights on multiple patents and know-how for ordered mesoporous silica-based technology to enhance the oral bioavailability of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs).
Toggle Summary Grace Announces Release Date for Third Quarter 2017 Results
COLUMBIA, Md. , Oct. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) will release its third quarter 2017 financial results at 6:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 . A company-hosted conference call and webcast will follow at 9:00 a.m. ET that day.
Toggle Summary Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology and Services to Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group in China
COLUMBIA, Md. , Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA), the leading supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has contracted to license its UNIPOL ® PP Process Technology and services to Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group Co., Ltd.
Toggle Summary Grace Donates $100,000 to Hurricane Harvey Relief
COLUMBIA, Md. , Sept. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) announces that its philanthropic organization, W. R. Grace Foundation, Inc. , is donating $100,000 to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey through the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund .
Toggle Summary Grace to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
COLUMBIA, Md. , Sept. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) announced today that Fred Festa , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Thomas E. Blaser , Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present at the Credit Suisse 30th Annual Basic Materials Conference in
Toggle Summary Grace Agrees to Acquire Evonik Dental Silica and Huber Defoamer Product Lines
COLUMBIA, Md. , Aug. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets from Evonik Industries AG on September 5, 2017 , following the close of Evonik’s acquisition of J.M.
Toggle Summary Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corporation in Alberta, Canada
COLUMBIA, Md., July 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. ("Grace") (NYSE: GRA ), the world's leading supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene ("PP") process technology, has contracted to license its UNIPOL ® PP Process Technology to Canada Kuwait Petrochemical
Toggle Summary Grace Announces Quarterly Dividend
COLUMBIA, Md. , July 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) today announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share. The dividend is payable September 7, 2017 , to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 17, 2017 .
Toggle Summary Grace Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
Net sales of $429.5 million up 10% Diluted EPS from continuing operations of $0.64 , and Adjusted EPS of $0.84 up 14% Income from continuing operations attributable to Grace of $43.9 million , and Adjusted EBIT of $104.0 million up 8% Net cash flow provided by operating activities of $140.5 million
Toggle Summary *UPDATED TIME* Grace Announces Release Date for Second Quarter 2017 Results
COLUMBIA, Md. , July 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) will release its second quarter 2017 financial results at 5:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, July 27, 2017 . A company-hosted conference call and webcast will follow now at 8:00 a.m. ET that day (instead of 9:00 a.m.
Toggle Summary Grace Announces Release Date for Second Quarter 2017 Results
COLUMBIA, Md. , July 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) will release its second quarter 2017 financial results at 6:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, July 27, 2017 . A company-hosted conference call and webcast will follow at 9:00 a.m. ET that day.