The grandfather moved from Chicago to East Helena and set up shop next door to the East Helena American Smelting and Refining smelter. Between its locations in East Helena, Chicago and Tennessee, Chemet employs about 200 people. This year, Chemet's East Helena facility expects to ship 86 million pounds of product around the globe, up from around 75 million pounds the prior year and about 61 million pounds in 2020. The massive new facility erected on the south side of the East Helena property represents that capital deployment and, in Shropshire's eyes, the next 15 years of expansion "the Chemet way." It is also part of why Kambic's son started his new job at Chemet this month filling bags with product.
Source: Forbes October 02, 2022 18:16 UTC