At the time of acquistion, Prince was a leading global manufacturer of mineral-based specialty additives and products. The company leveraged its deep knowledge of minerals to provide unique products and solutions to its more than 2,000 customers across more than 35 end markets. Prince had deep expertise in Manganese, Chromium, Iron, Lithium, Cobalt, and Zircon processing. Key end markets included electronics, construction, agriculture, consumer products, oil & gas, brick & tile and automotive. The company employed approximately 1,400 employees across 25 facilities on six continents, with its headquarters in Houston, TX.