Mississippi Lime Acquires Mercer’s Hydrated Lime Business

Mississippi Lime Acquires Mercer’s Hydrated Lime Business

ST. LOUIS, MO – (June 19, 2017) Mississippi Lime Company, a leading producer of high calcium quicklime, hydrated lime and calcium carbonate, today announced it has completed its purchase of Mercer Lime Company’s hydrated lime business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Mercer Lime Company, with operations in Branchton, PA, has a long history of producing high quality hydrated lime to a variety of markets including chemical and industrial, water treatment, and various environmental applications.

Bill Ayers, President and CEO of Mississippi Lime, said, “This acquisition is consistent with our continued mission to be the leading supplier of hydrated lime products and services in North America. This addition will strengthen Mississippi Lime’s position in the industry and help better service the wide range of hydrated lime customers in the region.”

About Mississippi Lime Company

Mississippi Lime Company (MLC), based in St. Louis, MO, has been providing the nation with high-calcium lime products for over a century. The company has built a reputation not only on quality of lime, but technical expertise, commitment to research and development, and a tradition of customer service. By utilizing one of the highest purity limestone reserves available, MLC has become the most diversified producer of high-calcium quicklime, hydrated lime and calcium carbonate products in North America. MLC has facilities in Ste. Genevieve, MO; Verona, KY; Huron, OH; Vicksburg, MS; Weirton, WV; Chester, SC; Mobile, AL; Prairie du Rocher, IL; Kansas City, KS; Port Allen, LA; and Denver, CO. For more information, visit mlc.com.