DALTON, GA – MFG Chemical, a leader in specialty and custom chemical manufacturing, is staffing up for growing domestic and new international business by expanding its supply chain staff.

The company has promoted Melanie West to Director, Supply Chain, which is a new position at MFG Chemical. Previously, West served as MFG Chemical Manager, Materials & Scheduling. In West’s new capacity, she will be responsible for the continuous integration and coordination of material handling, scheduling, sourcing and customer service, with a manager for each of these areas reporting to her. She will report directly to Barry Lassiter, VP Operations.

According to West, “MFG Chemical is growing, and I’m excited to be taking on these new responsibilities to help manage the growth. We have a well-integrated supply chain monitoring system under ERP, and our 2019 initiatives include utilization of its Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system. The addition of key staff, like Kim Curtis, Manager, Customer Service, will also make a big difference.”

Curtis joins MFG Chemical with over 20 years of U.S. and international customer service and logistics experience in the flooring and hospitality industries. Curtis, along with her team, will focus on all aspects of domestic and international customer orders.

Barry Lassiter, VP Operation, said, “We’re happy to have an experienced MFG Manager like Melanie West promoted to Director, Supply Chain. We also welcome Kim Curtis, whose U.S. and international customer service experience will be of great help. Both Melanie and Kim will do an excellent job of managing all aspects of the supply chain to the full benefit of our customers.”

MFG Chemical LLC is a specialty and custom chemical manufacturer for a variety of global markets, including paints and coatings. The company is headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, and operates four manufacturing facilities with product development capabilities in Northwest Georgia and Pasadena, Texas.