CHATTANOOGA, TN – MFG Chemical, a leader in specialty contract chemical manufacturing, announced that Chad Ayers is the new Site Manager for its 27-acre plant in Pasadena, Texas.
Ayers joined MFG Chemical after a 25-year career of operations leadership, mainly at Dixie Chemical, where he most recently served as Director of Operations. There, he was responsible for the Bayport facility, including manufacturing, EHS, quality, staffing/training, schedule compliance, S&R/packaging, the budget and 92 employees. Previous assignments at Dixie included Director of Resource Planning and Director of Manufacturing.
Paul Turgeon, President and CEO of MFG Chemical, said, “We are very happy to have such a highly experienced operations leader as Chad Ayers managing our Pasadena, Texas plant, which is the largest of MFG Chemical’s four specialty and contract chemical manufacturing plants. Plant safety, product quality, customer confidentiality and sustainability are embedded in our DNA. Chad Ayers will ensure it remains this way as MFG Chemical moves into our next phase of growth.”
On joining MFG Chemical, Ayers said, “ I’m proud to continue my work as an operations leader with this innovative and fast-growing contract chemical manufacturing company, MFG Chemical. The Pasadena plant is in great shape, having just completed a multi-million-dollar upgrade last year. New reactors were added, including one, which is 20,000 gallons in size. The plant has a perfect safety record, has achieved ISO 9001: 2015 Certification and has earned numerous SOCMA Plant Safety and Plant Improvement awards. I look forward to the challenge of maintaining that great record of plant safety and quality, while meeting our customers’ growing needs.”