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Rain CII and Rütgers Launch New Blog Suite
With the launch of our new blog suite, leaders from across the Rain CII and Rütgers global network weigh in on the challenges and opportunities facing our industries t...
Rain CII to Close Calcining Operation in Moundsville, West Virginia
KINGWOOD, TX – November 14, 2013 – Rain CII Carbon LLC, an industrial carbon and chemical company based in Kingwood, Texas, has announced the closing of its calcini...
Rain CII To Relocate Corporate Headquarters
COVINGTON, LA – OCTOBER 30, 2013 – In a public event alongside Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, Rain CII President & CEO Gerry Sweeney announced the company wil...
Rain CII Carbon LLC Completes Acquisition of Rütgers N.V.
Rain CII Carbon LLC USA ("Rain CII"), has completed the previously announced acquisition of Rütgers N.V. ("Rütgers"), a Belgium-headquartered Coal Tar Pitch ("CTP") ...
Rain CII Carbon – Chalmette, La. Plant
Chalmette, La – December 22, 2012 – The Rain CII Chalmette plant restarted operations yesterday after a routine maintenance shutdown. The plant has been and continu...
Rain CII Making a Difference
Receives Citizen of the Month Award SULPHUR, LA – Rain CII received November’s Citizen of the Month award from the City of Sulphur. At a meeting of the city counci...
Rain CII Acquires Rütgers N.V.
Rain CII Carbon LLC (RAIN CII) has agreed to acquire Rütgers N.V. (Rütgers), a Belgium-headquartered coal tar pitch (CTP) manufacturer, from funds advised by Tri...
Rain CII Facilities and Employees Ride Out Hurricane Isaac
KINGWOOD, TX -- Hurricane Isaac battered Louisiana and Mississippi on the 7th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, but Rain CII’s Gulf Coast facilities escaped significa...
Rain CII President and CEO Gerry Sweeney Speaks on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON, DC – Gerry Sweeney, President and CEO of Rain CII Carbon LLC (Rain CII), spoke before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Pow...
Update on Fire in Calcined Coke Storage Dome at Gramercy Plant
GRAMERCY, LA – The fire at one of the two Calcined Coke Storage Domes at Rain CII Carbon’s Gramercy, LA plant has been extinguished since the morning of June 7th. A...
Rain CII Launches New Web Site
KINGWOOD, TX -- Rain CII is proud to announce the launch of our new Web site on May 18, 2012. The launch represents an important and significant upgrade in our ability...
Rain CII Carbon Employee Recognition
KINGWOOD, TX -- Jodi Canadas, Quality Manager at Rain CII, was named to the Customer Advisory Board (CAB) for MasterControl. The Customer Advisory Board helps MasterCo...
Rain CII Carbon Announces Promotion
KINGWOOD, TX -- Rain CII recently announced the promotion of Melody Cortez to the position of Vice President of Human Resources. Melody joined Rain CII in 1996 as a...
Rain CII Heat Recovery Project for Power Production
SULPHUR, LA - On Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 9:00 am, Rain CII will officially begin construction of a Heat Recovery Project at the Rain CII Sulphur, LA plant. Rain C...
Rain CII Carbon Supports Families in Crisis
HUMBLE, TX -- One paintbrush at a time, employees of Rain CII Carbon, a Kingwood based industrial carbon company, are working to make a difference this week for Family...
Rain CII Encourages Haiti Help
KINGWOOD, TX -- Requests from Louisiana employees prompted Rain CII Carbon LLC to send donations to two international aid associations this week, with efforts continui...

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