Effective January 28th, 2013, PPG Industries, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA) manufacturer of the Accu-Tab® Chlorination Systems separated from its commodity chemicals business which was then merged with Georgia Gulf Corporation (Atlanta, GA) to form a new company, Axiall Corporation. Axiall is expected to have annual revenues of approximately $5 billion and be the third-largest chlor-alkali producer and second-largest vinyl chloride monomer producer in North America.
The Accu-Tab calcium hypochlorite tablet chlorination system brands are now part of Axiall Corporation’s Water Treatment business unit. The calcium hypochlorite management, customer service, sales and technical teams remain unchanged; effective January 28th the chlor-alkali and derivative employees of PPG became employees of Axiall. In addition, the PPG calcium hypochlorite manufacturing plant, including the employees, will now become part of Axiall; the product availability as well as the Accu-Tab distribution and specialist networks remain intact. To learn more about the Accu-Tab chlorination systems click here. View the official Press Release.