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horsehead holding corp (ZINC) Snapshot

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$20.08
Previous Close
$19.96
Day High
$21.02
Day Low
$19.77
52 Week High
07/23/14 - $21.02
52 Week Low
08/7/13 - $10.85
Market Cap
1.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
496.9K
EPS TTM
$-0.11
Shares Outstanding
50.7M
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horsehead holding corp (ZINC) Details

Horsehead Holding Corp., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells zinc and nickel-based products primarily in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, Zinc Products and Services, and Nickel Products and Services. The Zinc Products and Services segment provides electric arc furnace dust recycling services to steel producing facilities; processes other zinc-bearing material; and produces and sells zinc metal and zinc-based products. This segment offers Prime Western zinc metal, which is used to provide a protective coating to various fabricated products, including pipe and guard rails, heat exchangers, and telecommunications towers, as well as for the production of brass; and special high grade zinc metal that is used as feed for the manufacture of high-purity zinc powder and zinc alloys. Its products also comprise zinc oxide for use in the production of tire and rubber products, chemicals, ceramics, plastics, paints, lubricating oils, and pharmaceuticals; Waelz oxide for other zinc smelters; calcine; and zinc powders for various chemical, metallurgical, and battery applications, as well as for corrosion-resistant coating applications. This segment sells its products directly to galvanizers and brass producers; manufacturers of tire and rubber products, lubricating oils, chemicals, paints, ceramics, plastics, and pharmaceuticals; and alkaline battery industry. The Nickel Products and Services segment processes various metal-bearing waste material generated primarily by the specialty steel industry. It provides recycling services; and produces and sells nickel-chromium-iron remelt alloy that is used as a feedstock to produce stainless and specialty steels. This segment also recycles nickel-cadmium batteries and alkaline batteries. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

1,074 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/13/14
Founded in 2003

horsehead holding corp (ZINC) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $570.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $285.0K
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $200.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

horsehead holding corp (ZINC) Key Developments

Horsehead Holding Corp. Announces Update on Mooresboro, NC Facility

Horsehead Holding Corp. issued an update on operations at its Mooresboro, North Carolina zinc production facility. The company reported that the facility produced over 2,900 tons of zinc metal in June, 2014, a rate of approximately 23% of design capacity which was better than internal projections for the first month of an expected six month ramp up. Zinc feedstock produced from the Company's recycling operations in excess of the requirement for the Mooresboro plant were sold as either zinc calcine or waelz oxide. The company further announced that the facility will be taking a temporary outage due to the need to repair, upgrade and replace some of the mixing components in a series of tanks. The company believes this work can be accomplished within approximately two to three weeks and for minimal cost. The company also reported that the construction of the co-product recovery circuit designed to recover lead and silver is mechanically complete, commissioning has started and is expected to occur for the next few weeks before metal concentrate production begins.

Horsehead Holding Corp. Enter into Fourth Amendment to the Revolving Credit and Security Agreement

On June 30, 2014, the company entered into the fourth amendment to the revolving credit and security agreement (the fourth amendment), by and among Horsehead Corporation, Horsehead Metal Products Inc. and Horsehead Zinc Powders, LLC (collectively the borrower), the company, as guarantor, Chestnut Ridge Railroad Corp., as guarantor, the financial institutions party thereto and PNC Bank, National Association, as agent for the lenders. Horsehead, as borrower, and the company, as guarantor, originally entered into the revolving credit and security agreement on September 28, 2011. The fourth amendment amended certain provisions of the credit agreement including the increase in advance rates on receivables and inventory during the availability period, up to a maximum amount. The maximum revolving advance amount, however, was not increased. The Fourth Amendment has an effective date of June 30, 2014.

Horsehead Holding Corp. Ships First Zinc from Production at Mooresboro, NC Facility

Horsehead Holding Corp. announced that the first zinc metal finished product was shipped to customers from its new facility in Mooresboro, North Carolina. The facility is expected to have initial capacity to produce 155,000 tons of zinc per year. Ramp up to the initial capacity is expected to take up to six months.

 

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