Calgon Carbon reaches labor agreement at Big Sandy Plant

Signs four-year labor contract with a unit of Local 7047 of the United States Steelworkers of America, which represents about 150 employees at the company's Big Sandy activated carbon manufacturing plant, located in Catlettsburg, Ky...

PITTSBURGH, April 5, 2005 (PRNewswire-FirstCall) -- Calgon Carbon Corp. announced that it has reached a four-year labor contract with a unit of Local 7047 of the United States Steelworkers of America, which represents about 150 employees at the company's Big Sandy activated carbon manufacturing plant, located in Catlettsburg, Ky.

The contract was effective April 4 and will expire on April 4, 2009. It provides for wage improvements over its term.

Commenting on the contract, John S. Stanik, Calgon Carbon's president and CEO said, "I am very pleased that we have reached a long-term agreement with our Big Sandy workers. The new contract exemplifies a level of cooperation that will benefit both our company and employees going forward."

Calgon Carbon Corp. (www.calgoncarbon.com), based in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a global leader in services and solutions for making air and water cleaner and safer. The company employs about 1,200 people at 17 operating facilities and 27 sales and service centers worldwide.

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