Asbury Carbons Acquires Process Engineering Corporation (PEC)

Effective August 1, 2018 Process Engineering Corporation (PEC) has become a wholly owned division of Asbury Carbons.

The acquisition fits with Asbury’s goal of more diversification and Asbury’s ongoing goal to continue to invest in M&A investments, and is Asbury’s 3rd M&A investment in last 2 years.

Located in Crystal Lake, Illinois, PEC is the world’s leading supplier of graphite coated canvas. These products are used to improve the quality of finish sanding operations while reducing the costs of sanding, equipment wear, and maintenance.

Asbury is a 123 year old industry leader in the processing of graphite and carbon products, and are excited at the possibilities that PEC brings to Asbury and envision great opportunities as they work and grow together.


More About Asbury Carbon: 

The World’s Carbon and Graphite Source since 1895

For more than a century, Asbury Carbons has supplied quality carbon and graphite products for use in a wide range of industrial applications around the globe, including friction materials, lubricants, fuel cells, cast metals, drilling, paints, coatings, and backfill.

Asbury Carbons remains a major supplier of natural graphite, synthetic graphite, related carbon products, and a variety of other raw materials. By focusing on meeting your particular needs, we continue to maintain our position as the world’s supplier of choice for refined graphite and other carbons. Our extensive research and development work creates new products to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers, continuing our long history of collaboration, growth, and diversification.


More About Process Engineering Corporation (PEC):

PEC Friction Fighters is celebrating 60 years of service to the woodworking industry.

PEC pioneered graphite coated friction and heat reducing products that are the global standard of excellence. PEC has continually sought innovative solutions to a wide range of product applications; thus it has the broadest variety of products available in the industry. Based upon customer feedback, we are developing and testing a wide range of new product ideas.


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