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KMG Chemicals, Inc.

KMG Chemicals, Inc.

Sector: Industrial Organic Chemicals Not Elsewhere Classified Region: TX, United States


: | New York Stock Exchange: KMG


KMG Chemicals, Inc. manufactures and distributes specialty chemicals. The company operates through two reportable segments: Electronic Chemicals and Wood Treating Chemicals. The Electronic Chemicals segment sells high purity wet process chemicals primarily to the semiconductor industry. High purity process chemicals are used to clean and etch silicon wafers in the production of semiconductors. Wood Treating Chemicals segment supplies penta and creosote to industrial customers who use these products to extend the useful life of wood, primarily utility poles and railroad crossties. Its penta products include penta blocks, solutions and hydrochloric acid, a byproduct of penta production. Penta is used primarily to treat utility poles, protecting them from insect damage and decay. KMG Chemicals was founded in 1985 and is headquartered Houston, TX.

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