About Horsehead

We are the largest zinc producer in the United States and lead the industry as an integrated producer of zinc, zinc oxide and zinc powder from recycled sources. Each year, we recycle thousands of tons of zinc-containing electric arc furnace dust and secondary materials, batteries, nickel bearing waste and other metals.

New Jersey Zinc Company and St. Joe Resources Company date back to the mid 1800s. Horsehead Corp. and its parent Horsehead Holding Corp. were establi shed in 2003 and acquired portions of their assets. Horsehead Holding Corporation is based in Pittsburgh, PA. INMETCO, located in Ellwood City, PA, was acquired in 2009, and Zochem, Inc., located in Brampton, Ontario, was acquired in 2011.

Horsehead Holding Corp’s subsidiaries operate seven strategically located facilities throughout the United States and Canada. 

Horsehead Corporation is the leading United States producer of specialty zinc and zinc-based products and a leading recycler of electric arc furnace dust. Zochem, Inc. is the leading producer of high-quality zinc oxide in North America with a global distribution and warehouse network. INMETCO, Inc. is a leading processor of nickel-bearing wastes in North America, recycling thousands of tons of nickel, chromium, iron, molybdenum and cadmium-bearing wastes each year.


Visit News Page

November 18, 2015

Zochem Goes Global, Establishes Distribution Center in Rotterdam

Zochem Inc., one of the world’s premier zinc oxide producers, will embark on several initiatives for 2016 to increase its existing presence in global markets outside of North America.  The Company will be further expanding its capabilities to service customers and manage relationships directly as well as via strategic regional distributors, through a warehouse/distribution center soon to be opened in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.  This follows the recent investments to optimize production capacity, improve operational efficiency, and implement systems to achieve industry-leading customer service and logistics.

Full story >

November 9, 2015

Horsehead Holding Corp. Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results

Pittsburgh, PA, November 9, 2015 -- Horsehead Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: ZINC) reported a consolidated net loss of $27.4 million, or $(0.48) per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2015 compared to a consolidated net loss of $7.0 million, or $(0.14) per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2014. Results for the quarter, adjusted to exclude unfavorable non-cash adjustments associated with hedges, was a consolidated net loss of $25.5 million, or $(0.45) per diluted share, compared to a consolidated net loss on the same basis of $7.5 million for the third quarter of 2014, or $(0.15) per diluted share.

Full story >

October 26, 2015

Greg Belland Joins Horsehead As Senior Vice President

PITTSBURGH--October 26, 2015--Horsehead Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: ZINC) announced today that Greg Belland has joined the company as Senior Vice President – Horsehead Corporation.  Mr. Belland will be based at the Mooresboro, NC plant and have responsibility for the Mooresboro facility, Horsehead’s EAF dust recycling operations, purchasing and corporate engineering.

Full story >

October 23, 2015

Horsehead Holding Corp. Announces At-The-Market Equity Program

PITTSBURGH, PA, OCT. 23, 2015 – Horsehead Holding Corp. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: ZINC) announced today that it has established an at-the-market (“ATM”) equity program under which the Company may offer and sell, from time to time, shares of its common stock having an aggregate value of up to $50 million through Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, as sales agent.

Full story >

October 6, 2015

Horsehead Holding Corp. to Release Third Quarter 2015 Earnings

Pittsburgh, PA – Horsehead Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: ZINC), the parent company of Horsehead Corporation, The International Metals Reclamation Company, LLC and Zochem, Inc. plans to release its 2015 third quarter earnings before the market opens on Monday, November 9, 2015. 

Full story >

October 1, 2015

Horsehead Update on Mooresboro, NC Facility

PITTSBURGH--October 1, 2015--Horsehead Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: ZINC) today issued an update on operations at its Mooresboro, North Carolina zinc production facility.   The Company reported that the facility produced approximately 3,000 tons of zinc cathode in September, most of which was converted to cast product, and shipped approximately 3,100 tons from the Mooresboro facility.  Shipment of metal from Mooresboro was supplemented with the sale of approximately 10,700 tons of zinc calcine in September.

Full story >