Royal Metal Powders / American Chemet Corporation announces the purchase of Horsehead copper powder business

December 18, 2013

December 18, 2013

According to the Blount Partnership Chamber of Commerce, American Chemet located in Deerfield, Illinois, USA, has announced the purchase of the Horsehead Corporation copper based air atomizing business, located in Palmerton, Pennsylvania, USA. 

The assets and production of the Horsehead business will be relocated to Royal Metal Powders, Inc., a subsidiary of American Chemet located in Maryville, TN.

Mike Lutheran, President of Royal Metal Powders, stated that this acquisition allows Royal to increase production and sales at Royal’s existing air atomization plant located in Maryville, TN.  Royal currently produces Copper and Copper based alloy products that parallel the family of products produced by Horsehead Corporation.   

December 18, 2013

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