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Olin Corp. (OLN)

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Olin Corp.
190 Carondelet Plaza
Suite 1530
Clayton, MO 63105
United States - Map
Phone: 314-480-1400

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Basic Materials
Industry:Specialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees:4,100

Business Summary 

Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlor alkali products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments, Chlor Alkali Products, Chemical Distribution, and Winchester. The Chlor Alkali Products segment provides chlorine/caustic soda that is used in pulp and paper processing, chemical manufacturing, water purification, manufacture of vinyl chloride, bleach, swimming pool chemicals, and urethane chemicals; sodium hypochlorite for use in household cleaners, laundry bleaching, swimming pool sanitizers, semiconductors, water treatment, textile, pulp and paper, and food processing; and hydrogen, which is used in fuel source, hydrogen peroxide, and hydrochloric acid. This segment also offers hydrochloric acid for use in steel, oil and gas, plastics, organic chemical synthesis, water and wastewater treatment, brine treatment, artificial sweeteners, pharmaceuticals, food processing, and ore and mineral processing; and potassium hydroxide that is used in fertilizer manufacturing, soaps, detergents and cleaners, battery manufacturing, food processing chemicals, and deicers. The Chemical Distribution segment manufactures and sells bleach products; and distributes caustic soda, potassium hydroxide, and hydrochloric acid. The Winchester segment develops, manufactures, and sells gauges and calibers of shotgun shells, rimfire, and centerfire ammunition for pistols and rifles, reloading components and industrial cartridges; small caliber military ammunition for use in infantry and mounted weapons; and industrial products that are used in maintenance applications in power and concrete industries, and powder-actuated tools in construction industry. The company markets its products through its sales force and directly to various industrial customers, mass merchants, retailers, wholesalers, other distributors, and the U.S. Government and its prime contractors. Olin Corporation was founded in 1892 and is based in Clayton, Missouri.

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Corporate Governance 
Olin Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jul 1, 2014 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 2.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Joseph D. Rupp , 63
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Chairman of Exec. Committee
Mr. John E. Fischer , 58
Pres and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. George H. Pain , 63
Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Mr. John L. McIntosh , 59
Sr. VP of Operations
Mr. Frank W. Chirumbole , 55
VP and Pres of Chlor Alkali Production
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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