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Mount Vernon Chemicals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mount Vernon Mills, Inc., is home for all the chemical operations of Mount Vernon. Mount Vernon Chemicals has three principal divisions - Apollo, PhilChem and FCI Technology.

A key area is wet chemistry, and includes the business purchased from CPC Chemical Holdings in 2007. Production facilities are located in Burlington, North Carolina, and Opelika, Alabama, operating under the Apollo Chemicals banner. Products include a variety of chemical auxiliaries for textile dyeing and finishing (such as lubricants and softeners), as well as chemicals for personal care and other non-textile uses.  Apollo ® products are sold around the world, especially in Latin America.  For more information, see our website at

PhilChem is a leading supplier of textile sizing and other dry chemical products (such as adhesives) to customers throughout the world. PhilChem's manufacturing operations are located in Greer, South Carolina. For more information, see our website at

The third key area is FCI Technology, a major supplier of a diverse range of chemicals across many industries and markets. FCI has unique capabilities, able to match customers with special needs with suppliers they might not otherwise find. FCI's offices are located in Gastonia, North Carolina, and it operates warehouse facilities in Ware Shoals, South Carolina. For more information, see our website at

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