Great Lakes Calcium: Partners with Harwick Standard

(Green Bay, WI) – Great Lakes Calcium Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of Harwick Standard Distribution Corporation as their distributor partner for the sale of GLC® calcium carbonate products to the rubber and PVC industries.

“We’re very pleased to be able to join forces with Harwick Standard,” said Wes Garner, CEO of Great Lakes Calcium. “This is another step forward as we continue to grow our company. We’re confident that this relationship positions us for increased sales in the rubber and plastics markets.”

Based in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Great Lakes Calcium Corp. is the premier Upper Midwest mineral supplier of calcium carbonate, which is used for numerous end markets such as rubber, plastic fillers, coatings, adhesives and sealants, glass, wastewater treatment and flue gas desulphurization.

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Great Lakes Calcium Corp. is known for revolutionizing a commodity-driven mineral market by adding value through solid partnerships and delivering customized mineral solutions across several industries. As the premier Upper Midwest mineral supplier, they leverage 60 plus years of experience and expertise to make sure the level of customer support equals the quality of the products. The key location of the dock on The Great Lakes, allows GLC to efficiently take delivery then organize logistics throughout the region.

In 2007, Harwick Standard Distribution celebrated 75 years of service to the rubber, thermoplastics and other polymer-related industries. Harwick Standard is a management-owned and operated sales and marketing organization headquartered in Akron, Ohio with an additional sales office and warehouse located in Pico Rivera (Los Angeles), CA. The ISO 9001:2008 registered company operates a nationwide distribution network supplying products from more than 30 blue chip manufacturers. Harwick Standard is a proud member of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) and practices NACD’s Responsible Distribution Process. Information on the Company’s products and services can be found on their website at http://www.harwickstandard.com.

Media Contacts:

Kurt Nygaard

Harwick Standard Distribution Corp.

(330) 798-9300

[email protected]

Leanne Burton

[email protected]

Great Lakes Calcium Corp.

(800) 236-7737