Aerial View of the Cornerstone Chemical Company Plant

Plant Profile

   
SITE: Cornerstone Chemical Company Fortier Manufacturing Complex
LOCATION: Waggaman, Louisiana,
15 miles up river from downtown New Orleans
SIZE: 800 acres with approximately 460 employees
HISTORY: Construction on the site was begun in 1952 and production was begun in 1953 and 1954.
ANNUAL PAYROLL: M$ 44 (includes benefits and payroll taxes)
STATE AND LOCAL TAXES/FEES: M$ 5
VALUE OF PURCHASES FROM VENDORS IN LA: M$350 (approximately)
ANNUAL PRODUCTION: 2.5 Billion Pounds
CORNERSTONE CHEMICAL COMPANY PRODUCTS: Acrylonitrile Hydrogen Cyanide
Melamine Oleum
Sulfuric Acid
OTHER PRODUCTS AT SITE: Acrylamide - Kemira Group
Methyl Methacrylate - Evonik Industries AG
Methacrylic Acid - Evonik Industries AG 
   

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