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2011-08-01 16:30:00

CLAYTON, Mo., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that its Winchester Division has been awarded a five year contract by the United States Army for the production of .50 Caliber, 5.56 millimeter, and 7.62 millimeter ammunition. Deliveries under this contract, which has the potential to generate revenues over the next five years of approximately $300 million, are expected to commence in the first quarter of 2012. COMPANY DESCRIPTION Olin Corporation is...

2011-07-22 13:23:00

CLEVELAND, Tenn., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland-based Olin Chlor Alkali Products, a division of Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN), broke ground today at its plant in Charleston, TN, for a new state-of-the-art membrane cell manufacturing facility. Olin is investing $160 million in the new facility, which is scheduled for completion by the end of 2012. When completed, the new facility will produce the highest quality chlorine, caustic soda and related products and have a capacity of...

2011-07-21 16:34:00

CLAYTON, Mo., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that its second quarter 2011 net income was $42.1 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, which compares to $16.9 million, or $0.21 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2010. Sales in the second quarter of 2011 were $529.1 million, compared to $405.7 million in the second quarter of 2010. Joseph D. Rupp, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer said, "Better than expected results from both...

2011-06-27 08:37:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robins & Morton's Power and Industrial Division has been awarded an $80 million membrane conversion project by Olin Chlor Alkali Products located in Charleston, Tennessee. Gary Martin, Robins & Morton senior program manager, said the project will begin immediately and at its peak will employ an estimated 400 construction workers. The project is part of a $160 million technology update of Olin's Charleston, TN plant announced in...

2011-06-23 12:46:00

CLAYTON, Mo., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that on Friday, July 22, at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time, Joseph Rupp, Chairman, President and CEO; John Fischer, Senior Vice President and CFO; John McIntosh, Senior Vice President, Operations; and Larry Kromidas, Assistant Treasurer and Director, Investor Relations will review Olin Corporation's second quarter earnings results. Prepared remarks will be followed by a question and answer period. A press...

2011-05-03 16:00:00

CLAYTON, Mo., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation's (NYSE: OLN) senior management will make an investor presentation in New York City at the Wells Fargo Securities Industrial and Construction Conference on May 10, 2011 at 11:30 AM Eastern. In addition, Olin's senior management will be available for one-on-one sessions with investors during the conference. Copies of the presentation slides will be available the evening prior to the event to all investors, news media and the...

2011-04-28 16:15:00

CLAYTON, Mo., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that its first quarter 2011 net income was $133.7 million, or $1.66 per diluted share, which compares to $14.1 million, or $0.18 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2010. On February 28, we completed the acquisition of PolyOne's 50% interest in the SunBelt Partnership and as a result, first quarter 2011 net income includes a one time pretax, non-cash gain of $181.4 million, associated with...

2011-04-05 11:00:00

CLAYTON, Mo., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that on Friday, April 29, at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time, Joseph Rupp, Chairman, President and CEO; John Fischer, Senior Vice President and CFO; John McIntosh, Senior Vice President, Operations; and Larry Kromidas, Assistant Treasurer and Director, Investor Relations will review Olin Corporation's first quarter earnings results. Prepared remarks will be followed by a question and answer period. A press...

2011-03-24 14:00:00

CLAYTON, Mo., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation's (NYSE: OLN) senior management will be available for one-on-one sessions at the BB&T Capital Markets Commercial & Industrial Conference in New York City on April 6, 2011. Copies of the slides to be used during the one-on-one sessions will be available the evening prior to the event to all investors, news media and the general public on Olin's web site www.olin.com in the Investors section under Investor Presentations....

2011-03-01 14:44:00

CLAYTON, Mo., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation's (NYSE: OLN) senior management will be available for one-on-one meetings with investors at the Longbow Research Basic Materials Investor Conference in New York on March 10, 2011, the Susquehanna Chemical Conference in Boston on March 15, 2011 and the Sidoti & Company Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum in New York on March 22, 2011. In addition, Olin's senior management will make formal presentations at the Longbow...


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