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Carus Achieves 1 Year Safety Milestone

In August, Carus achieved 1 year without a recordable injury companywide. We believe in celebrating each safety milestone, and this one is especially important because our entire organization achieved it together. Accomplishments like this are only possible when every
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State and Local Officials Visit Carus for Unveiling

PERU, IL – State and local leaders visited Carus LLC to witness the announcement of a major expansion in its LaSalle manufacturing facility. With a total investment of $20 million, the plant will be modernized, and additional production capacity
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Carus Hosts Annual Family Picnic

Over 150 attendees gathered in early August for the annual Carus Family Picnic at Hegeler Carus Mansion. This year was better than ever with carnival themed games, Tony’s Butt Shack BBQ food, Laki’s Hawaiian Ice, and the Carus infamous
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Carus Chemists Lead Camp for Local Students

This week, Carus chemists Rachel Dawson-Hince and Akila Karunanayake hosted the “Science ‘Fun’damentals” camp as part of the Illinois Valley Community College summer camp series. The camp was open to local students ages 6, 7, and 8 years old
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Lead and Copper FAQs

Lead and copper rules have changed. Check out these FAQs to learn more! Does the lead action level change in the revised rule?No, the LCRR keeps the lead action level at 15 ppb which is the same as the
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Carus Summer Science Camp 20th Anniversary Plans Announced

PERU, IL – The Illinois Valley popular Summer Science Camp sponsored by Carus has big plans to celebrate its 20th anniversary. “About 600 students have graduated from the Camp since it started in 2001. We are excited to celebrate
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Carus Donates Furniture to Local Nonprofits

Carus LLC recently donated gently used furniture to St. Bede Academy, The Center for Youth and Family Services, Habitat for Humanity ReStore, and Illinois Valley PADS.  Carus is completing minor updates to the Peru Headquarters, which will include new
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LaSalle Plant Celebrates 3 Year Safety Milestone

Safety is critically important in manufacturing, and it remains a top priority at Carus. We are proud to share the CAIROX and Maintenance Teams have just achieved three years without a recordable injury. This is a significant safety milestone
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