Welcome to A.B. Colby, Inc.
Started in 1992 by Bernie
Colby after he retired from Miles Inc. to start his own
distributorship. A.B. Colby Inc. started out
distributing Baylith Zeolites, which were manufactured
by Miles Inc. in their Levekusen, Germany plant.
These highly effective moisture scavengers have gone
through a lot of changes since. In 1996 Miles Inc.
changed their name to Bayer AG. In 1998 Bayer AG sold
their manufacturing facility in Leverkusen, Germany,
where the material is still manufactured, to UOP LLC. In
2000 the name was changed from the Baylith line to the
A.B. Colby Inc. distributes these zeolites for UOP LLC,
who is now the leading and largest producer of molecular
UOP LLC has production facilities in;
- Mobile, Alabama, USA:
- Reggio, Calabria, Italy:
- Yokkaichi, Japan:
- Shanghai, China
UOP was originally called the National Hydrocarbon
Company, when it was established in 1914 by J. Ogden
Armour. In 1919 it became Universal Oil Products. And in
1988 it became UOP Inc.
In August 1988 Union Carbide Corporation and
AlliedSignal Inc. formed a joint venture combining UOP
Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AlliedSignal and the
Catalyst, Adsorbents and Process Systems (CAPS) business
of Union Carbide. The venture operates under the name
SamplesSamples of L Powder, L Paste, T
Powder, and T Paste are available upon request. Samples
come in one pound quantity.
Call 724-942-3090 for more information and pricing.