On Tuesday, March 5, Axiall Corp. will visit the New York Stock Exchange trading floor and ring The Opening Bell to celebrate the company’s recent name change. On January 28, 2013, Georgia Gulf Corp. officially became Axiall Corp. with the completion of its $2 billion acquisition of PPG Industries Inc.’s chlor-alkali and derivatives business. The following day, the common stock of Axiall Corporation began trading under the ticker symbol “AXLL”.
To mark the occasion, Axiall President and CEO Paul Carrico will ring The Closing Bell.
About Axiall Corp. (NYSE: AXLL)
Axiall Corporation is a leading integrated chemicals and building products company. It is an international manufacturer of chlor-alkali and derivatives, chlorovinyls and aromatics products including chlorine, caustic soda, vinyl chloride monomer, chlorinated solvents, calcium hypochlorite, ethylene dichloride, muriatic acid, phosgene derivatives, polyvinyl chloride, vinyl compounds, acetone, cumene and phenol. It also manufactures vinyl-based building and home improvement products that are marketed under Royal Building Products and Exterior Portfolio brands, including window and door profiles, mouldings, siding, pipe and pipe fittings, and decking. Axiall, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, has manufacturing facilities located throughout North America and in Asia to provide industry-leading materials and services to customers. For more information, visit www.axiall.com
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
3:30 p.m. Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
4:00 p.m. The Closing Bell rings
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