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iChallengeU 2017

iChallengeU a two-week educational opportunity for high school students to work with area teachers, corporate, civic, and community leaders to develop solutions to real problems posed by the corporate/civic/community partners. Teachers trained in project based learning will work with the partners to identify “driving questions or challenges” that reflect real issues or problems in the […]

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Hazwoper Training–Why it’s Important:

Protecting our employees and surrounding community is very important to us at Anderson Development Company. In an unlikely event that we experience an emergency at our facility, Anderson Development Company is prepared to safely handle any situation. Anderson Development Company has an extensive safety program and HAZWOPER training has been an established program for our […]

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Job Shadowing, Internships and Co-ops:

On any day at Anderson Development Company (ADC), you can walk the halls of our buildings and run into several young students who are enriching their education by applying what they have learned in school in our facility. We partner with several local schools and programs to allow students from middle school, high school and […]

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Sustainability: It’s Not a Destination–It’s an Ongoing Journey

Written by Chris Goeloe, VP, Quality and Responsible Care Sustainability. What is it and why is it so important? A simple definition of sustainability is the ability to carry on. According to the Brundtland Commission, “Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet […]

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Surviving the Holidays by Keeping your Family Safe

For many of us, Christmas is the best time of the year. There are decorations, presents, parties, music and spending family & friends. The Holiday Season can truly feel magical. Most of us have decorated Christmas trees in our homes, extra indoor and outdoor lights, a holiday scented candle burning and lots of extra time […]

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Manufacturing Day 2016

Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Manufacturing Day also addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t. Manufacturing today is not what it was in […]

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ADC Attends Powder Coating Summit 2016

Powder Coating Summit: The PC (Powder Coating) Summit is a two-day seminar that brings the latest in powder coating innovation to engineers, technologists, scientists, and marketing and management professionals. The event is put on by the Powder coating Research Group, Powder Coated Tough magazine and The Powder Coating Institute. This year’s even took place in […]

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The Business of Chemistry: By the Numbers

Chemistry is essential to our economy and plays a vital role in the creation of ground-breaking products that make our lives and our world healthier, safer, more sustainable and more productive. What many people don’t know, is just how impactful the business of chemistry really is in our own state of Michigan, our country and […]

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Bringing Better Products to Life Through Innovative Specialty Chemicals

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Mitsui Chemical’s Safety Day

April 22, 2012 an incident occurred at the resorcinol plant at Mitsui Chemical’s Iwakuni-Ohtake Works. An explosion occurred at 2:15 am claiming the life of one of their employees, along with injuring many employees and community members. Mitsui Chemicals Group has declared April 22 as “Safety Day” to make sure the explosion and fire that […]

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