|Mar 02, 2018||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 by Fred Festa, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Hudson La Force, President and Chief Operating Officer; Tom Blaser, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; as well as its ... |
|Feb 08, 2018||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.
Mills comes to Grace from Honeywell International, where he served as Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain for several of its businesses. During his career, Mills has held a number of leadership positions t... |
|Feb 08, 2018||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 dividend of $0.24 per common share, and is payable on March 22, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2018.
"Grace remains committed to growing our dividend as part o... |
|Feb 08, 2018||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. tax reform
Adjusted EPS for the quarter of $0.98 up 3% and for the full year of $3.40 up 10%
Net cash flow provided by operating activities for the full year of $319.2 million, up 19% and Adjusted Free Cash Flow of $274.0 million, up 1... |
|Jan 25, 2018||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 coatings, Sherwin-Williams utilizes a stringent Supplier Performance Program to select winners of this award.
“We’re honored to be recognized by a valued customer and a clear leader in the c... |
|Jan 22, 2018||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. With a capacity of 400 kilotons per year, the PP line is expected to begin operations in 2022.
The PDH Polska operation is a subsidiary of Grupa Azoty S. A. of Tarnów, Poland, a leader in the manu... |
|Jan 18, 2018||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.
During the call, Fred Festa, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Hudson La Force, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Tom Blaser, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss fourth quar... |
|Jan 16, 2018||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 Kazakhstan’s petroleum sector; and 2) “United Chemical Company” LLP, (Біріккен Химиялық Компания), operator of Kazakhstan’s State Program on Accelerated Industrial and Innovative Development in the chem... |