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Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. Holds Groundbreaking on New Texas Manufacturing Facility

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. Holds Groundbreaking on New Texas Manufacturing Facility

Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. (MGC) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony on a new manufacturing facility in Killeen, Texas for MGC Pure Chemicals America, Inc. (MPCA), a consolidated subsidiary producing and distributing super-pure hydrogen peroxide. As a global leader featuring the highest quality standards and underlying analysis and quality assurance capabilities, MGC Group already operates three production sites in Japan and four others across the world but needed additional capacity due to growing demand.

Gray Construction, a nationally-ranked engineering, architecture and construction firm, was selected to design and build the new facility on a 13-acre site, which is expected to be operational by 2019. Gray was also instrumental in the site selection of the Texas location as well as incentive negotiations.

“We are thrilled to be part of this exciting project with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company,” said Stephen Gray, president and CEO of Gray Construction. “The technological advances the company will impact the entire manufacturing industry.”

According to MGC Group, super-pure hydrogen peroxide is used primarily as a cleaning, etching and abrading agent in semiconductor wafer and device manufacturing processes. With expected growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), the market for semiconductor operations is also projected to increase.

MGC Group plans to create some twenty jobs in the first year and expand further going into the next five years. The company also recently announced another new manufacturing facility in Oregon, which is also a Gray project that will begin production in 2019 as well.

About Mitsubishi Pure Chemicals America

MGC Pure Chemicals America, Inc. (MPCA) is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. (MGC). MPCA was established in 1995 by the parent company MGC to be the premier and leader in supplying ultra-pure cleaning chemicals in the United States of America.

MPCA is based in Mesa, Arizona. At MPCA, we are market leaders in the production of Ultra-Pure Hydrogen Peroxide and Ammonium Hydroxide. These products are used in the semiconductor industry for applications that require stripping, etching, and cleaning of silicon wafers.

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About Gray Construction

Gray Construction is a nationally-ranked engineering, architecture and construction firm with nearly 60 years of experience in manufacturing, automotive, food and beverage, distribution, hospitality and retail facility construction. Currently, Gray has several large projects that are underway or recently completed including: a Mercedes-Benz manufacturing facility in Vance, Ala.; a fresh pork processing facility for Clemens Food Group in Coldwater, Mich.; a world-class kitchen for Champion Petfoods in Auburn, Ky.; a state-of-the-art meat processing and packaging facility for Kraft Heinz in Davenport, Iowa; and a manufacturing facility for Italian paper product manufacturer Sofidel in Circleville, Ohio.

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