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.

Join us in Las Vegas at the Tortilla Industry Association Convention

Mississippi Lime will be Exhibiting at TIA (Tortilla Industry Association) 2017 Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 1st – 2nd at the Paris Hotel. Our VitaCal® products are certified to the latest 10th Edition Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) and have been widely used in the production of corn flour (masa) for many decades. Mississippi Lime starts with high purity feedstock and utilizes specialized process techniques to produce a high purity VitaCal® O Calcium Oxide, VitaCal® H Calcium Hydroxide, VitaCal® LCH Liquid Calcium Hydroxide, and VitaCal® PCC Precipitated Calcium Carbonate. Mississippi Lime’s VitaCal® calcium products provide: Low levels of lead, arsenic and other heavy metals A high total and available calcium content Small particle sizing which is non-abrasive, easily dispersed, and leaves low residue Engineered oil absorption and reactivity A low cost source of calcium Come by Booth #329 and speak to David & Bob and find out how “Purity is the Difference.”

Exhibiting at NOx-Combustion-CCR/PCUG Conference

Mississippi Lime will be exhibiting at the 2017 NOx-Combustion-CCR/PCUG Conference on Monday, February 27th – Tuesday, February 28th at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel – Booth #33. On Tuesday, 2/28 at 1pm, Curt Biehn, Director of Marketing & Technical Services will present “The Care and Feeding of Your Hydrated Lime System” as part of the NOx-Combustion-CCR Round Table.  

Exhibiting at EUEC 2017 – San Diego, CA

Mississippi Lime will be exhibiting at EUEC on Wednesday, February 8th – Friday, February 10th at the San Diego Convention Center, Booth #469. Stop by our booth to discuss: DSI for SO2, SO3, HCI removal High Reactivity Hydrated Lime Products for Air Pollution Control Ash effects of DSI Sorbents On Thursday, 2/9, Richard Zhang, Senior Research Engineer will present Toxic Trace Metal Leaching Evaluation of Hydrated Lime DSI Based Fly Ash as part of track H4 beginning at 10am.