Registration No. 333-188400
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO FORM S-3
REGISTRATION STATEMENT NO. 333-188400
The Securities Act of 1933
CALGON CARBON CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
3000 GSK Drive
Moon Township, PA 15108
(Address, Including Zip Code, and Telephone Number, Including Area Code, of Registrants Principal Executive Offices)
Corporation Service Company
251 Little Falls Drive
City of Wilmington, County of New Castle, Delaware 19808
(Name, Address, and Telephone Number, Including Area Code, of Agent for Service)
500 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: This post-effective amendment deregisters those securities that remain unsold hereunder as of the effective date of the Merger (as defined in the explanatory note).
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This post-effective amendment relates to Registration Statement No. 333-188400 on Form S-3 (the Registration Statement) previously filed by Calgon Carbon Corporation (the Company) on May 7, 2013 with the Securities and Exchange Commission registering shares of the Companys Common Stock, Preferred Stock, Debt Securities, Warrants, Purchase Contracts, Units and Depositary Shares (as defined therein).
On March 9, 2018, pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of September 21, 2017, by and among the Company, Kuraray Co., Ltd., a company organized under the laws of Japan (Kuraray), Kuraray Holdings U.S.A., Inc., a Delaware corporation (Parent) and KJ Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (Merger Sub), Merger Sub merged with and into the Company (the Merger), with the Company surviving the Merger as a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent, and an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Kuraray.
In connection with the Merger, the Company has terminated all offerings of the Companys securities pursuant to the Registration Statement. Accordingly, pursuant to the undertakings contained in the Registration Statement to remove from registration, by means of a post-effective amendment, any of the securities being registered which remain unsold at the termination of the offering, the Company is filing this post-effective amendment to the Registration Statement to deregister all of such securities of the Company registered but unsold as of the effective time of the Merger under the Registration Statement, if any.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, Calgon Carbon Corporation certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-3 and has duly caused this post-effective amendment to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the Township of Moon, State of Pennsylvania, on this 9th day of March, 2018.
CALGON CARBON CORPORATION
/s/ Chad Whalen
|Name: Chad Whalen
|Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Note: No other person is required to sign this post-effective amendment in reliance upon Rule 478 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.