Mississippi Lime Co. acquires hydrated lime business

By |  June 20, 2017

Mississippi Lime Co. acquired Mercer Lime Co.’s hydrated lime business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Mercer Lime Co., with operations in Branchton, Pennsylvania, produces hydrated lime for the chemical, industrial and water treatment markets.

“This acquisition is consistent with our continued mission to be the leading supplier of hydrated lime products and services in North America,” says Bill Ayers, president and CEO of Mississippi Lime. “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.”

Mississippi Lime Co., headquartered in St. Louis, is a producer of high-calcium quicklime, hydrated lime and calcium carbonate products. The company has facilities in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri; Verona, Kentucky; Huron, Ohio; Vicksburg, Mississippi; Weirton, West Virginia; Chester, South Carolina; Mobile, Alabama; Prairie du Rocher, Illinois; Kansas City, Kansas; Port Allen, Louisiana; and Denver.

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