Society News Archive

23 November 2015
EnergySolutions Acquiring Waste Control Specialists

EnergySolutions, Inc., has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Valhi, Inc., and operator of a waste-disposal facility located in Andrews County, Texas.

Completion of the sale is subject to certain customary closing conditions outlined in the transaction agreement. "Combining our capabilities will bring improved operational efficiencies and allow us to deliver a safe and seamless supply chain that better serves the needs of commercial and government customers," said David Lockwood, president and chief executive officer of EnergySolutions. "In addition to the ongoing utilization of all the acquired assets, we intend to continue to seek expansion opportunities in the nuclear services area." EnergySolutions and WCS will continue to operate as independent companies until completion of the sale.