MFG Chemical Upgrading All Three Georgia Manufacturing Plants Under “Project Odyssey”
Vice President of Operations Barry Lassiter, left, Speaks with fellow employee Joe West at Kimberly Park Drive plant.
Dalton, GA ( July 8, 2019) – Fresh off the completion of a multi- million upgrade of its Pasadena, Texas plant, MFG Chemical, a global leader in specialty and custom chemical manufacturing, is announcing another significant investment to upgrade safety and efficiency of production operations, this time for all three of its Dalton, Georgia manufacturing plants.
This upgrade, named Project Odyssey, will improve management systems related to process safety and key compliance workflows. It will also increase plant capacity and efficiency to meet increased demand coming from specialty chemical markets, including agriculture, asphalt, paints & coatings, graphic arts, lubricants, mining, personal care, soap and detergents, pulp and paper, and water treatment .
Improvements will include new cooling towers, new process control technology, upgraded reactor piping for improved pressure relief, and new safety instrumented systems.
Keith Arnold, President and CEO of MFG Chemical and Member of the SOCMA Board of Governors, commented, “ The upgrading of all three of our Dalton, Georgia plants, together with recent staffing additions, will make MFG Chemical a world-class custom and specialty chemical resource for a wide range of customers here in the U.S. and internationally. Our recently upgraded Pasadena, Texas plant will now focus on meeting the needs of our oilfield customers, while our three Dalton, Georgia plants will produce specialty and custom chemicals to meet the growing needs of the Water Treatment, Coatings, Agriculture, Personal Care and other specialty markets served by MFG Chemical.”
About MFG Chemical
MFG Chemical, LLC is a leading specialty and custom chemical manufacturer for a variety of global markets The Company is headquartered in Dalton, GA, and operates four manufacturing facilities with world-class product development capabilities in Northwest Georgia and Pasadena, Texas.
Key chemistries include Amides, Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinates (DOSS), Esters, Imidazolines, Rheology Modifiers Surfactants , Specialty Anhydrides and Water Soluble Polymers In addition, the company recently received two SOCMA Awards for plant safety and process efficiency and has achieved ISO 9001: 2015 Certification. For more information, visit www.mfgchemical.com.