Apex: Purchasing metal solutions and offering high quality products for industry
Apex Material Technologies, LLC, which acquired the copper chemical business and production facility in Joliet, Illinois on February 28, 2011 from Phibro-Tech, Inc. The facility was known for producing some of the highest grade copper oxide available. Apex continues to manufacture high quality and technical grade copper oxide, copper chloride, copper nitrate, and copper sulfate, and nickel and cobalt chemical products, including cobalt and nickel nitrate, chloride, carbonate, and hydroxide for the plating, chemical, petrochemical and battery industries.
Apex joins an affiliated group of companies owned by shareholders and executives of Novamet Specialty Products Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of specialty products including nickel powder, metallic flake, coated materials, and specialty nickel oxides; Music City Logistics, specializing in the transportation needs of the chemical industry; Specialty Metals Trading, an international manufacturing, marketing and trading company specializing in cobalt, tantalum, tungsten, nickel, iodides and selenium with manufacturing in South Africa and Illinois.
The facility of Apex includes, 3 operational buildings with a total of 50,000 square feet. The lab is equipped with the ICP and AA capability.