Current News

Carus Introduces Holiday Giving Fence

November 15, 2021 PERU, IL (November 15, 2021) – Carus unveils the Giving Fence, a new community initiative providing new and gently used winter apparel to those in need. The Giving Fence is available to the public, with an invitation to take what you need or leave what you can as the weather turns colder... Read More

Illinois Teacher Chooses Science Camp During Summer Vacation

July 26, 2021 PERU, IL – Some teachers like to stay away from the classroom during their summer vacation. But not LaSalle-Peru Township High School science teacher Angelique Depenbrock. Over the past twenty-five years she has signed up to instruct for many science camps in Wisconsin and Illinois... Read More

Illinois Stem Expert on Dilemma Facing USA Schools

July 26, 2021 PERU, IL – Illinois STEM expert, Anila Gill, says America’s education system needs to teach children how to solve real world problems. “This is a big problem,” according to Gill. “We have a STEM world economy and if America is to remain competitive with a good... Read More

Illinois Scientist and Farmer to Lead Summer Science Camp

July 06, 2021 PERU, IL – Illinois science teacher and farmer, Dan Fitzpatrick , knows a thing or two about science camps. He has designed more than 100 such camps. This is his fifth year as Camp Director for the Summer Science Camp in Peru, Illinois. “The Carus-sponsored camp is absolutely... Read More

2021 Science Camp

May 12, 2021 Camp Registration for 2021 is now closed. Illinois Valley area parents can register their kids for the 19 th annual Summer Science Camp Saturday, May 22 at 8:30 a.m. This year’s registration is online, so it will be quick and easy. The link for parents to register... Read More

ACC Honors Chemical Industry Leaders

May 05, 2021 The virtual 2021 Responsible Care® & Sustainability Conference & Expo held by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) recognized chemical industry leaders for their exceptional environmental, health, safety and security performance and commitment.    Carus proudly... Read More

2020 NPS Survey Results Are In

December 07, 2020 Carus annually sends out an NPS ® Survey. NPS, or Net Promoter Score is the percentage of customers rating their likelihood to recommend a company, a product, or a service to a friend or colleague. We ask 2 questions in our survey. The first is the standard NPS question, “How likely... Read More

Carus Appoints Andy Johnston as President & CEO

September 25, 2020 Carus LLC’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Johnston as the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Johnston will join Carus on the 28 th of September and brings over 30 years of global experience in the chemical industry... Read More

Business Continuity: Carus is Fully Operational

March 23, 2020 As you know, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker issued an Executive “Stay at Home” Order on Friday March 20, in response to COVID-19. Because our products are essential to public health and safety, Carus falls into the special category of “Essential Businesses and Operations... Read More

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March 20, 2020 Email orders, when possible, to As we continue to monitor the situation of COVID-19, we have implemented an additional change effective immediately. Most, if not all, of our customer support representatives will begin working remotely from home offices. We do not... Read More

Response Regarding Impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 18, 2020 Carus has taken all the necessary steps to protect their employees and to supply the products you need. We will keep you informed should any unforeseen circumstances affect our operations. Carus is committed to maintaining a high level of readiness to serve our customers under a variety... Read More

Coronavirus Statement

March 16, 2020 The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has shaken the global economy and continues to gain attention in the world news. Carus is evaluating the potential impact the Coronavirus may have on our operations and is addressing Coronavirus prevention with our teams. We do not foresee delays in production... Read More