MFG Chemical Staffs Up for US and New Export Business

Promotes Melanie West to Director, Supply Chain, new position

Hires Customer Service Mgr. with international experience, Kim Curtis

DALTON, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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.

Melanie West has been promoted to Director, Supply Chain, a new position
at MFG Chemical. Previously, Melanie served as MFG Chemical Manager,
Materials & Scheduling. In Melanie’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. Melanie earned her degree in
Management Information Systems from Dalton State College. She will
report directly to Barry Lassiter, VP Operations.

According to Melanie, “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.”

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

Kim earned her degree in Organizational Management from Bryan College in
Dayton, TN. Upon joining MFG Chemical Kim commented, “I look forward to
helping customers throughout the US and internationally. I share MFG’s
commitment to deliver the best and most consistent quality in specialty
and custom chemical products in the safest and most timely way.”

Barry Lassiter, VP Operations declared, “We’re happy to have an
experienced MFG manager like Melanie West promoted to director, supply
chain. We also welcome Kim Curtis, whose US 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.”

About MFG Chemical

MFG Chemical, LLC is a leading specialty and custom chemical
manufacturer for a variety of global markets, including agriculture,
asphalt, graphic arts, lubricants, mining, oilfield, paints & coatings,
personal care, pulp & paper and water treatment. The company is
headquartered in Dalton, GA, and operates four manufacturing facilities
with world-class product development capabilities in Northwest Georgia
and Pasadena, Texas.

Key chemistries include Amides, Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinates (DOSS),
Esters, Imidazolines, Rheology Modifiers Surfactants, Specialty
Anhydrides and Water Soluble Polymers In addition, the company recently
received two SOCMA Awards for plant safety and process efficiency and
has achieved ISO 9001: 2015 Certification. For more information, visit


Jon Amdursky
MFG Chemical
Phone (201) 394-2476

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