Current News

Carus Announces Close of sale of Sierra Chemical Company Assets

November 17, 2017 Carus Group Inc. has announced the closing of the sale of assets of its affiliate company, Sierra Chemical Company. The agreement for the sale of assets was signed July 15, 2017 and the sale closed on November 17, 2017. Read More

Alexander Chemical and Niacet enter purchase agreement for AHCl line

October 19, 2017 Alexander Chemical Corporation, a leader in the water purification chemical industry, has agreed to sell its anhydrous hydrogen chloride product line to Niacet Corporation. Following the sale, which is expected to close by October 30, 2017, Alexander will focus on its core product lines... Read More

Carus partners with ISAWWA for No Water, No Beer

September 29, 2017 Ottawa, IL – Cheers to clean water! That will be the toast when partygoers lift their glasses at the upcoming “No Water, No Beer” event in Ottawa. Carus Corporation is teaming up with the Illinois Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) to host the awareness/networking... Read More

Tropical Storm Harvey Update

August 30, 2017 Tropical Storm Harvey made landfall as a hurricane in areas of Texas and Louisiana over the weekend, causing catastrophic damage and flooding. With inaccessible areas and more rain predicted, there are many locations where roads are flooded and impassible, making it possible for deliveries... Read More

Congressman McHenry visits Carus

August 22, 2017 Belmont, NC – U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry toured Carus Corporation’s Belmont, NC manufacturing facility as part of his recess tour of the state’s 10 th district. While onsite, Rep. McHenry took part in a round-table discussion, learning more about Carus’... Read More

Carus Group announces sale of Sierra Chemical Company assets

July 17, 2017 Carus Group Inc., a global supplier of specialty chemistries for environmental applications, has signed an agreement for the sale of Sierra Chemical Company assets to Thatcher Company of California, Inc. The sale also includes assets of Circle Transport, Inc. used to provide trucking and delivery... Read More

Carus' Summer Science Camp registration begins April 5th

March 28, 2017 PERU, IL - Parents, mark your calendars: April 5 th is the day Carus Corporation will begin registering students for their annual Summer Science Camp. The free camp, which is open to students entering 6 th grade in the fall, will take place June 5 th -9 th . This year, St. Bede... Read More

Governor Rauner recognizes Carus during State of the State Address

January 26, 2017 Springfield, IL - Inga Carus, Chairman of Carus Group Inc., a leading global provider of specialty chemistries for water treatment, soil remediation, and air purification, was recognized by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner during his State of the State address this week. Governor Rauner... Read More

Carus Group Announces New Vice President, Operations

December 01, 2016 PERU, IL - Carus Group Inc., a leading global provider of specialty chemistries for water treatment, soil remediation, and air purification, is pleased to announce Richard Kuehler has joined the company as Vice President, Operations. Kuehler holds more than 30 years of leadership experience... Read More

Alexander Chemical partners with local agencies for crisis drill

November 16, 2016 La Porte County, IN - Emergency responders recently partnered with Alexander Chemical Corporation, located in Kingsbury, IN for a crisis training event involving four agencies and La Porte Hospital.   A simulated active shooter scenario staged at Alexander’s manufacturing... Read More

Carus plans a month of educational outreach

October 07, 2016 Manufacturing supports more than 18.5 million U.S. jobs, and hundreds of those jobs exist in the Illinois Valley area. This month, Carus Corporation is joining manufacturers across the country in helping kids explore a wide array of career opportunities. The first Friday of each October... Read More

Carus asks followers to Imagine a Day Without Water

September 15, 2016 Can you Imagine a Day Without Water? It’s a question Carus Corporation, in partnership with organizations, experts, and officials across the country, is asking the world this month. Organized by the Value of Water Coalition , Imagine a Day Without Water , is an awareness... Read More

The Illinois Valley has a new team of licensed Emergency Medical Responders

August 15, 2016 Carus Corporation’s First Responder Team is now officially licensed as Emergency Medical Responders in the State of Illinois. After 60 hours of training, 23 Carus employees have been accepted into the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Emergency Medical Responder System. The... Read More

Carus hosts 15th annual Summer Science Camp

April 18, 2016 If history is any indication, at 8 a.m. on April 27 th , the phone in Carus Corporation’s community outreach office will be ringing off the hook. April 27 th is Summer Science Camp registration day. “It’s always an exciting day here. Parents race to get their children... Read More