A Closer Look at U.S. Zinc
U.S. Zinc is a dynamic global company affiliated with Votorantim Metais (VM), which is one of the five largest zinc producers in the world, the largest primary aluminum producer in Brazil and a leader in nickel electrolyte production in Latin America.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, U.S. Zinc produces zinc dust, zinc oxide, and zinc metal, including prime western (PW) grade zinc metal and continuous galvanizing grade (CGG) zinc metal.
U.S. Zinc manufacturers zinc oxide from high grade (HG) and special high grade (SHG) zinc metal as well as from zinc secondaries. With plants in Brazil, China, and the United States, we are the largest producer of zinc oxide in the world.
U.S. Zinc also produces zinc dust from high grade (HG) and special high grade (SHG) zinc metal as well as from zinc secondaries. The company’s zinc dust plant which is located in Houston, Texas, is the largest, single site, distilled dust plant in the world. We use specialized technology to produce a wide range of dust grades, which is unmatched in North America. With a continuous manufacturing history of more than 50 years, our zinc dust plant offers a reliable supply of quality product.
Prime western grade zinc metal is produced at the company’s Houston, Texas plant. This plant is full service provider to the hot-dip galvanizing industry. They purchase by-product from the hot-dip galvanizing industry, reprocess it and sell the PW grade zinc metal back into the same industry.