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Foundries & Refineries (non-petroleum) | Processors & Refineries (petrochemical and organic precursor chemicals)

Foundries & Refineries (non-petrochemical)

Ceramics, Glass and Glass-Fiber -
Brown-Forman. Parent company of Lenox and of Gorham, which offer fine ceramic (fine China) and crystal glass products.
Corning Incorporated. Glass, glass fibers, fiber optics.
Owens-Corning. Building materials and advanced glass composites.
Reynolds Metals Company. Primarily aluminum, carbon, some plastics (primarily packaging for foodservice and medical).
Processors & Refineries (petrochemical and organic precursor chemicals)
AlliedSignal Engineered Materials. Quite an impressive list, everything from basic reagents through intermediate chemicals to finished fibers, refrigerants, electronics materials, amorphous metals & specialty films. A major source for hydrogen flouride products.
Hoechst Celanese. A huge producer of acetic acid, acetates, vinyl acetate monomers, polyesters, polyethelynes, superabsorbent polymers, liquid crystal polymers. Also has a large agricultural unit, AgrEvo.
Lubrizol. World's largest independent supplier of additives for fuels, lubricants and fluids.

Mechanical Components & Sub-Assemblies

Fisher Con-Tek Valves makes specialty valves and fitting for industries that consume steam.
Falk a subsidiary of Sundstrand, is big into couplings, gears, shafts and shaft drives, hydraulic couplings, steel castings.

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