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Calgon Carbon | A Kuraray Company

We are a company of scientific innovators with over 205 patents. For over 75 years, we’ve been innovating solutions to the world’s emerging challenges. Since creating the first activated carbon products from bituminous coal in the 1940s, Calgon Carbon has been a pioneer in developing advanced products, systems and services for air and water purification. Calgon Carbon’s product portfolio now encompasses more than 700 direct market applications. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Calgon Carbon employs approximately 1,350 people and operates 20 manufacturing, reactivation, innovation and equipment fabrication facilities in the U.S., Asia, and in Europe, where Calgon Carbon is known as Chemviron. Calgon Carbon was acquired by Kuraray in March of 2018. With complementary products and services, the combined organization will continue to focus on providing the highest quality and most innovative activated carbon and filtration media products, equipment, and services to meet customer needs anywhere in the world.

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly Standard

100%

Exceeds Standard

11.17%

Military Friendly Standard

100%

Exceeds Standard

80.2%

Military Friendly Standard

100%

Exceeds Standard

20.67%

Military Friendly Standard

100%

Exceeds Standard

52.6%

Military Friendly Standard

100%

Exceeds Standard

17.04%

Military Friendly Standard

100%

Exceeds Standard

0%

Why work with us?

Calgon Carbon got its start in 1942, working with the U.S. government to develop and supply high quality impregnated activated carbon for personal and collective protection. Today, armed forces for the U.S. and NATO still rely on Calgon Carbon to safeguard first responders and military personnel against homeland threats. Calgon Carbon holds the highest standards in the development, testing, and production of its products. We are very selective with the carbon we use and our Ultraviolet (UV) Division is considered to be a leading expert in UV disinfection water treatment with almost 30 years of experience.