|1.||What does KMG do?|
| ||KMG is a global provider of specialty chemicals, serving three distinct markets. KMG is a leading supplier of high purity process chemicals for technology customers, especially semiconductor, photovoltaic and flat panel display manufacturers. KMG is the leading North American manufacturer of pentachlorophenol, a wood preservative for treating wooden utility poles and cross-arms. KMG manufactures and distributes industrial valve lubricants and sealants, and provides routine and emergency valve maintenance services, for energy companies globally. |
|2.||Who are KMG’s customers?|
| ||KMG’s customers in the Electronic Chemicals market include many of the world’s major semiconductor manufacturers. KMG's customers in the Wood Treating Chemicals market are wood treaters, such as Stella-Jones and Cox Industries. In the Industrial Lubricants market, KMG serves a variety of valve manufacturers, pipeline operators, gas distributors and oil and gas storage providers.|
|3.||Does KMG manufacture its own products?|
| ||KMG manufactures, formulates, blends and packages its Electronic Chemicals products. KMG’s Wood Treating Chemicals business manufactures and formulates pentachlorophenol , primarily for the utility pole market. KMG’s Industrial Lubricants business manufactures and distributes industrial valve lubricants and sealants, and supplies related products such as lubrication equipment and fittings.|
|4.||How large are KMG’s end markets?|
We estimate the global semiconductor fabrication materials market is approximately US$12 billion per year. Within this market, we estimate the high purity process chemicals segment – the segment KMG competes in – represents approximately US$1.5 billion per year.
Within our Wood Treating Chemicals business, there are approximately four million treated wooden utility poles sold in the U.S. each year. We estimate 45% of these poles are treated with a solution containing penta. We are the only major manufacturer of penta in North America.
Within our Industrial Lubricants business, we serve the global valve maintenance market, which we estimate is approximately US$200 million in annual sales.
|6.||Where are KMG’s headquarters located?|
| ||KMG’s headquarters are located at 300 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102. The company’s main telephone number there is 817-761-6100.|
|7.||Who is KMG’s auditor?|
| ||KMG’s primary auditor is KPMG LLP.|
|8.||Can I receive financial information via email?|
| ||Yes, please sign up for our financial alerts.|
|9.||What is KMG’s stock symbol and what exchange does the stock trade on?|
| ||KMG’s stock symbol is “KMG”. The stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange.|
|10.||Who is KMG’s stock transfer agent and registrar?|
| ||KMG’s Stock Transfer Agent is Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions. Communications concerning the transfer of shares, lost certificates or changes of address for registered shares should be directed to the transfer agent.
Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions
P.O. Box 1342
Brentwood, NY 11717
Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions
1155 Long Island Ave.
Edgewood, NY 11717
|11.||Does KMG have a direct stock purchase plan?|
| ||The company has a Direct Stock Purchase Plan (DSPP) for registered shareholders. Participants may invest in KMG common stock at current market prices without service fees or brokerage commissions, and automatically reinvest KMG dividends in additional common shares. Participants may also use the plan to make gifts of KMG common stock, deposit existing stock certificates for safekeeping, and sell KMG shares. Broadridge is the plan administrator. The DSPP prospectus can be obtained from this page on our website; at Broadridge’s website www.shareholder.broadridge.com, or by calling KMG Investor Relations at 817-761-6006.|
|12.||How can I verify the number of shares of KMG stock I currently own? If I have misplaced my stock certificates, how do I obtain replacements?|
| ||If you own stock in your own name (rather than through a brokerage account), you may contact KMG’s transfer agent, Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions, at 877-830-4936.|
|13.||Do you have another question that is not listed?|
| ||Please contact us using the form here.|