Honeywell UOP opening 290-job catalyst manufacturing facility in Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, La. — Honeywell UOP opened a new production line at its catalyst manufacturing facility in Shreveport, La. The $150 million investment will enable Honeywell UOP to produce a new range of catalysts for the oil refining industry at the facility, which employs 290 people. Check for Honeywell jobs here.

The new production line will manufacture catalysts for hydroprocessing, which removes impurities from fractionated crude oil and also makes transportation fuels.

“This is Honeywell UOP’s fourth production line at Shreveport, giving us new capacity to meet increased demand in the industry for hydroprocessing catalysts,” said Ken Stacherski, vice president and general manager for Honeywell UOP’s Catalysts, Adsorbents and Specialties business. “With this and other investments we’ve made in the last two years, our Shreveport plant becomes one of the most modern catalyst manufacturing facilities in the world.”

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