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    Horsehead Holding Corp. (ZINC)

    12.84 Down 0.36(2.73%) Feb 27, 4:00PM EST
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    Horsehead Holding Corp.
    4955 Steubenville Pike
    Suite 405
    Pittsburgh, PA 15205
    United States - Map
    Phone: 724-774-1020
    Website: http://www.horsehead.net

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Industrial Metals & Minerals
    Full Time Employees:700

    Business Summary 

    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.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Horsehead Holding Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2015 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 5.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. James M. Hensler III, 59
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    Mr. Robert D. Scherich , 54
    Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and VP
    Mr. Gary R. Whitaker , 59
    VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Mr. James A. Totera , 58
    VP of Sales & Marketing
    Mr. Bruce Morgan , 43
    VP of HR
    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.
    Currency in USD.
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