GAC News

GAC Chemical Corporation celebrates 30 years in Maine

Searsport, Maine- What started as a concept in the early 1990s, became a reality in March 1994.   GAC was founded as General Alum & Chemical Corporation in 1979 by James A. Poure. The company’s first production facility was a liquid aluminum sulfate (alum) manufacturing plant in Indianapolis, Indiana, and was headquartered in northwest Ohio. […]

GAC Chemical Corporation is pleased to announce that Bruce “Eddie” Stover has joined the company as Maintenance Manager.

Eddie is from Prospect, Maine.  He is a graduate of the University of Maine Orono with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology.  Most recently, Eddie worked at C&L Aviation where he held managerial positions in the Component Shop and Director of Maintenance.   His work background in the maintenance area and experience in maintenance planning and […]

GAC Hires Rebekah Knowlton as HR Director

GAC Chemical Corporation, referred to as “Maine’s Chemical Company”, is pleased to announce that Rebekah Knowlton has joined the company as Human Resource Director. Rebekah is from Deer Isle Maine.  She is a graduate of the University of Maine at Augusta with a B.S. Public Administration degree and a Human Resource Management Certificate.  In addition, […]

GAC Welcomes Eric Madachik as EHS Director

GAC Chemical Corporation, known as “Maine’s Chemical Company”, is pleased to announce it has hired Eric Madachik as Environmental Health and Safety Director. Eric is originally from Northeast Ohio and a 1992 graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Environmental Policy and Analysis.  He has 30 years of EHS experience in various […]

Bonnie Smith Devine Scholarship Award Winner

On May 23, 2024, Colby Treat from Searsport High School was the eleventh recipient of the $1,000 scholarship from GAC Chemical Corporation. The award is the Bonnie Smith Devine Scholarship given in her memory. Bonnie was a former GAC employee who made many valuable contributions to the company during her short tenure. With the support […]

GAC Chemical Hires Shawn Albert as Senior Sales Manager

GAC Chemical Corporation, referred to as “Maine’s Chemical Company™”, is pleased to announce that it has hired Shawn Albert as Senior Sales Manager. Shawn is originally from Madawaska, Maine and is a 1999 graduate from the University of Maine in Orono with a BS degree in Chemical Engineering. He has spent his 20 year career […]

GAC helps at Habitat for Humanity in Searsport

Waldo County Habitat for Humanity is building another home in Searsport, Maine. The Searsport home is the second house built on land donated by the town. Habitat for Humanity fundraise for all the materials and the cost of building the house, along with donated lumber, windows and other construction material to help keep the cost down. GAC Chemical […]

GAC Passes GMP Scored Audit

The need to improve was primarily driven by the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) which was signed into law in January of 2011. The act aims to ensure the US food supply is safer by shifting the focus from contamination response to prevention. Today, most food manufacturers, including our food grade ammonium sulfate customers, […]