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  • Monument Antwerp Initiative Turns Trash to Steam and Reduces Emissions

    February 19th, 2019


    Monument employees are always up for exploring innovative possibilities – whether they are for increasing capacity, adding capabilities, improving efficiency, or making operations more environmentally-friendly. An exciting two-year project led by the Antwerp team in Belgium promises positive results in each of these critical areas.

    The site will soon be powered in part by high-temperature steam generated by the burning of household trash at a nearby incinerator. The process will reduce the site’s consumption of natural gas and has the potential to increase the site’s power-generating capabilities. It will also reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 40%.

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  • New Monument Annual Grant Supports the Building of a Riverfront Amphitheater in Brandenburg, KY

    January 25th, 2019


    We are excited to announce the first winner of the new Monument Brandenburg Community Partnership Initiative (CPI) Grant – a $10,000 annual award for a non-profit-run program that addresses a demonstrated need within our area of focus, which for 2018 was “community land use.” Our 2018 winner is the Meade County Museum & Arts Council, who submitted a proposal for a Brandenburg Riverfront Amphitheater.

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  • Join Us at Specialty & Custom Chemicals America in Fort Worth, Texas

    January 3rd, 2019


    February 11 to 14

    For more information, please visit: https://chemicalsamerica.com

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  • Monument Chemical Expands Capabilities in Custom Manufacturing by Acquiring Nova Molecular Technologies’ Bayport, Texas Facility

    December 20th, 2018


    Monument Chemical today announced it has acquired the Bayport, Texas facility owned by Nova Molecular Technologies. The acquisition allows Monument to expand its capabilities to better meet the needs of its custom manufacturing and tolling-services clients while also broadening its solvents and intermediates portfolio, specifically into high-purity applications.

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  • Brandenburg Team Recognized by SOCMA for Excellent Safety, Health, Security, and Environmental Performance – and Educational Outreach

    November 12th, 2018


    If you ask any Monument employee why we strive for continuous improvement in our shared efforts to ensure the health and quality of our employees, our facilities, our environment, and our community, chances are they’ll tell you, quite simply, “It’s the right thing to do.”

    That said, it’s always wonderful to be recognized for these commitments – and the Brandenburg team was very proud to learn that The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) – the only U.S.-based trade association dedicated to the specialty and fine chemical industry – has named the Brandenburg facility as the winner of its Gold Performance Improvement Award for 2018 – its highest level of recognition.

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  • Monument Employee Teams Up with All-Star Motorsports Team to Support Hurricane Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

    October 10th, 2018


    In December of this year, Monument Kentucky employee Ryan Lane will travel to Puerto Rico with a star-studded pro motorsports team to help make a difference to the many individuals and families who are still struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The team includes Travis Alan Pastrana, a popular motorsports competitor and stunt performer who has won a range of championships and X Games gold medals, and Ryan Sipes, local to Meade County and another well-known motorsports competitor.

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  • Opening Doors and Conversations at Chemicals America Spec & Agro

    September 26th, 2018


    With Monument recently celebrating its 10th anniversary, we’re picking up speed in sharing our unique story with the industry. Whether we’re meeting a potential customer for the first time and exploring partnership possibilities – or discussing a capability that an existing customer didn’t know we offered – every conversation opens the door to new possibilities.

    In early September, at the Chemicals America Specialty & Agro trade show (Charleston, SC), the Monument team enjoyed many opportunities to meet with long-time partners, as well as a range of industry players who were interested in learning more about Monument’s capabilities.

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