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Mississippi Lime acquires Mercer’s hydrated lime business

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US lime company, Mississippi Lime Co., has completed the purchase of Mercer Lime Co.’s hydrated lime business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Mercer Lime Co. has operations in Branchton, Pennsylvania, US, and has a “long history of producing high-quality lime to a variety of markets,” Mississippi Lime said in a statement.

The acquisition marks the continuation of Mississippi Lime’s strategy to become the “leading supplied of hydrated lime products and services in North America,” said 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 is based in St Louis, Missouri, with operations in twelve US states – including Pennsylvani after the Mercer acquisition.

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/the-americas/23062017/mississippi-lime-acquires-mercers-hydrated-lime-business/

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