Chemical company to establish new plant in Killeen

Posted at 2:08 PM, Aug 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-09 21:39:04-04

MCG Pure Chemicals America, Inc. will be building a new plant in Killeen.

MPCA, A subsidiary of Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. based in Tokyo, Japan, will establish the new plant in the Killeen Business Park. The facility is expected to start production in 2019.

MCG works with a wide range of fields from basic chemicals to fine chemicals and function materials.

“This is an exciting time for MGC Pure Chemicals America, Inc. As our company expands into the State of Texas we are looking forward to being a partner with the City of Killeen,” said Mr. Yasuaki Matsumi, President, and CEO of MGC Pure Chemicals America, Inc. “Our goal is to be good corporate citizens, be a successful organization in order to provide quality jobs to the area, and contribute to the Semiconductor Industry.”

MPCA plans to invest about $30M for the project, which will occupy a 28-acre site. Twenty-eight new jobs will be created over the course of five years with an average annual salary of $66,600 per year.

The plant will produce super-pure hydrogen peroxide, a cleaning chemical used in the semiconductor industry for applications that require stripping, etching and cleaning of silicon wafers.

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