Chemetall opens new surface treatment facility in Michigan, US

Chemetall opens new surface treatment facility in Michigan, US

4:50 AM, 29th October 2012
Chemetall opens new surface treatment facility in Michigan, US
The new Chemetall facility in Blackman Township, Michigan, US.

MICHIGAN, US: Chemetall inaugurated its state-of-the-art facility in Blackman Township, Michigan, US on 24 October 2012. The new facility is the biggest surface treatment facilities around the globe. The company has invested $25 million in this manufacturing plant, which will cover 200,000 square feet to house administrative, manufacturing, warehousing operations, and a physical testing laboratory. Almost one thousand Chemetall products will be produced at the 40-acre Blackman site for applications in surface treatment, metal fabrication, cleaning and sanitizing.

“The new cutting-edge facility demonstrates our goal to further expand our surface treatment business in the NAFTA region. We are committed to set equally high standards around the globe with regard to superior quality for our customer and to low carbon footprint,” said Joris Merckx, President, Chemetall.

As a measure of its dedication to environmental sustainability, Chemetall has installed a semi-automated waste treatment system to reduce process waste water by ninety per cent. Automation advancements, including bulk material handling systems, mixing vessels, and packaging lines, have been incorporated into Chemetall’s Blackman Township facility to increase productivity as well as improve product yield and quality for customers.

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