Calgon Carbon is an acknowledged leader – nearly 75 years in production - in the activated carbon and reactivation industry for many liquid and vapor phase applications, with complementary expertise in ultraviolet disinfection and oxidation, ion exchange technology, and ballast water treatment.

As the activated carbon industry forerunner and with ultraviolet light disinfection and oxidation expertise, Calgon Carbon has originated cutting-edge purification systems for drinking water, wastewater, odor control, pollution abatement, and a variety of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes. We currently offer carbon technologies used in over 700 distinct market applications from purifying air and drinking water, to purifying foods and pharmaceuticals, to separating gas and removing mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants. Calgon Carbon’s cost-effective, environmental remediation/recycle programs combine the proper mix of an effective activated carbon, ingenious adsorption systems and professional field/technical services.

By The Numbers

Calgon Carbon has more than 240 patents with company scientists and engineers dedicated to developing new processes, standards, and methods.

With 25 global offices and 17 manufacturing and reactivation facilities, the company provides solutions for hundreds of market applications.

Talented men and women across the globe, focused on delivering value through high quality products and services.

It’s been almost 75 years since Calgon Carbon answered the government’s call to create the crucial war material known as activated carbon.

For more than 40 years, Calgon Carbon has been at the forefront of municipal drinking water treatment.

Our carbon technologies are used in more than 700 distinct market applications.