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W.R.

Grace / GCP
Company Introduction
Riccardo Stoppa
Cement Additives Technology Training 2015

Company Confidential

W. R. Grace
OUR VISION

Company Overview:
Founded by William Russell Grace
Originated in the year 1854
Public company since 1953
Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland
6500+ Employees worldwide
3+ Billion $ Sales worldwide
Operations in 40 countries
Customers in 155 countries
Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts;
engineered and packaging materials; and specialty
construction chemicals and building materials.

Grace strives to be a premier


specialty chemicals and
materials company. We provide
innovative technologies and
value-added products and
services around the world to
enhance the quality of life.

OUR PURPOSE
We are dedicated to our
customers. They trust us to
provide products, knowledge,
technologies, services, and the
people to make their products
work better.

The companys three industry-leading business


segmentsGrace Catalysts Technologies, Grace
Materials Technologies and Grace Construction
Productsprovide innovative products, technologies
and services that enhance the quality of life.
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High-Value Portfolio Serving Diverse Industries

Catalysts Technologies

Product
Lines

Industries

Materials Technologies

Construction Products

Refining Catalysts

Engineered Materials

Specialty Catalysts

Discovery Sciences

Advanced Refining
Technologies (ART) JV

Packaging
Technologies

Oil Refining

Industrial

Commercial

Polyolefins

Consumer

Infrastructure

Petrochemicals
and Biochemicals

Coatings

Residential

Supports and
Licensing

Specialty
Construction
Chemicals
Specialty Building
Materials

Pharmaceutical
Packaging

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Grace Fast Facts (NYSE:GRA)

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Global Presence, Regional Focus

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Core Competencies Drive Growth and Return on Invested Capital


Core Competencies

Strategies
Grow core franchises in big,
global markets
Differentiate products at the
customer level
Build capabilities in
emerging markets

Drive productivity by reducing complexity


and cost of poor quality (COPQ)
Capital
Allocation

Invest our cash flow to drive growth and


returns

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Summary Profile

Construction
Products

$1.0 billion sales (2012)

Sector Size: $8T; 5-6% growth


Industry Segments
Commercial
Industrial
Residential

Product Lines
Specialty Building Materials
Specialty Construction Chemicals

2015
2013 W.R. Grace & Co.

Construction Products: Defining how we create and deliver value


Product

SCMs

Service

Product

Cement

Service

Product
Service

Product
Equipment
Service

Aggregate

Product

Service

Equipment

Building /
Structure
Owner

Service

Ready Mix
Concrete
Producer

Job Site /
Contractor

Specifier

Service

Driving innovation & creating value for cement and concrete producers
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GCP / SCC
Specialty Construction Chemicals
Specialty chemicals and systems that lower the costs of
producing construction materials and improve their inplace performance

Improve quality of concrete raw materials


Allow optimization of materials to ensure mixes are fit-for-purpose
Lower customers production costs of both cement and concrete
Strengthen concrete improve durability
Reduce building and infrastructure maintenance

Concrete Admixtures

Superplasticizers
Self-consolidating concrete
Set accelerators
Shrinkage reducers
Structural fibers
Water reducers

Business Position
Leader in multiple high-value
product
segments and geographies
worldwide
#1 in cement additives
#2 in concrete admixtures

Strengths
Long-term customer
relationships
Deep understanding of our
customers businesses and
challenges, offering tailored
solutions
Preferred-supplier status
built on deep
product application
knowledge

Cement Admixtures
Grinding aids
Quality improvers

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For additional information, please visit www.grace.com or contact:


Riccardo Stoppa
Global R&D and Technical Service Manager, Cement Additives
riccardo.stoppa@grace.com

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