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Oxbow Activated Carbon LLC Acquires All Assets of Superior Adsorbents, Inc.

July 1, 2015

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA – Oxbow Activated Carbon LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oxbow Carbon LLC, announces that it has acquired all the assets of Superior Adsorbents, Inc. (SAI). Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.

Operating from its processing plant in Emlenton, PA, SAI is a supplier of over 20 different grades of proprietary microgranulated products incorporating coconut shell, coal and wood-based activated carbons. The asset purchase furthers Oxbow Activated Carbon’s continuing efforts to identify opportunities for strategic growth in key markets. Specifically, the acquisition will increase Oxbow Activated Carbon’s North American footprint and enhance its ability to provide customers with high performance screening, sizing, grinding, impregnation, pelletizing and custom packaging solutions. SAI’s current management team will continue to lead the day-to-day operations of the business under Oxbow’s overall supervision.

Oxbow Activated Carbon LLC is a leading global distributor of a broad range of coconut shell, coal and wood-based activated carbon products.  Headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL, the company provides high quality purification solutions to more than 100 end market applications across North America and internationally. The website is

Oxbow Carbon LLC is one of the nation’s largest private companies and is based in West Palm Beach, Florida. The company has become the world’s leading marketer of sulphur, petroleum coke, and calcined coke – a key ingredient in the manufacturing of aluminum. The company trades in other carbon and industrial products such as coal, gypsum, met coke, anthracite and activated carbon. Oxbow has significant operating assets globally including sea and land terminals, calcining plants, sulphur prillers, pet coke upgraders, and transportation assets. Oxbow has offices or facilities in approximately 25 countries and conducts business in almost 100 countries across the world. The company’s website is

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Corporate Communications & Community Relations
Oxbow Carbon LLC
1601 Forum Place, Suite 1400
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 907-5422

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