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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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Bringing Better Products to Life Through Innovative Specialty Chemicals

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How Engineering Students Get Real Experience at ADC-Part 2

Co-op Spotlight: Savannah Conklin                 Savannah Conklin is currently a junior at the University of Toledo College of Engineering. She is studying to be a Chemical Engineer. ADC: Why did you choose to interview and accept a position at ADC? Savannah: The idea of working at a small company really appealed to me. The fact […]

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Ultra High-Performance Elastomers Presentation wins award at Polyurethane Technical Conference

   An award-winning presentation was given at the 2015 Polyurethane Technical Conference in October by Dr. Stephen Seneker- Senior Scientist at Anderson Development Company of Adrian, MI. The 2015 Polyurethane Technical Conference is hosted annually by the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Center for Polyurethanes Industry (PCI). The technical paper “Ultra High-Performance Elastomers Based on Trans-Bis(Isocyanatomethyl […]

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Choosing the Right Material for the Job

Choosing the right polyurethane product for your application can be an overwhelming process. With so many different types of applications, practically no two applications are the same. The trick is to figure out what material properties are the most important, while at the same time keeping price and processability in mind. Polyurethane (PU) elastomers are […]

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