W.R. Grace & Co.
| New York Stock Exchange: GRA
W.R. Grace & Co. operates as a chemical and materials manufacturing company. It engages in the production and distribution of specialty chemicals, construction chemicals and building materials; engineered and packaging materials; supplying of catalysts in the United States of America. It operates in three segments: Grace Catalysts Technologies, Grace Materials Technologies and Grace Construction Products. The Grace Catalysts Technologies segment includes catalysts and related technologies used in refining, petrochemical and other chemical manufacturing applications. The Grace Materials Technologies segment includes engineered materials, coatings and sealants used in industrial, consumer, pharmaceutical and packaging applications. The Grace Construction Products segment includes construction chemicals and building materials used in commercial, infrastructure and residential construction. It has operations in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and North America. The company was founded by William Russell Grace in 1854 and is headquartered in Columbia, MD.