Expo to connect state suppliers to major chemical manufacturer

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) and Advantage Valley will sponsor a free online expo August 10 to link small-scale suppliers of goods and services to Chemours, a major state manufacturer of chemicals and related products.

Participants in the Chemours Supply Chain Expo will learn about the processes to become suppliers and how to bid on contracts. Officials with Chemours’s Belle plant are interested in connecting to suppliers of a variety of goods and services, including:

  • Maintenance parts/supplies (motors, wires, electrical components, gaskets, O-rings, couplings, lubrication, manual valves, studs / fasteners, etc.)
  • Pipe fabrication
  • Machining
  • Packaging materials such as drums and totes
  • Office furniture
  • Banners/flags/signs with company branding
  • Food Service – run the site cafeteria or food trucks, etc.
  • Weed control
  • Pest control
  • Pressure relief valve test / Repair
  • Coatings / insulation
  • Asbestos / lead abatement
  • Electric motor test / repair
  • Pump repair
  • Large electrical transformer testing / maintenance
  • Heat exchanger repair / eddy current testing
  • Roofing repairs (particularly flat rubber roofs)
  • Construction services (civil, piping, scaffolding)
  • HVAC repairs / service

The Aug. 10 virtual Supply Chain Expo will run from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event is free but registration is required below. For more information, contact RCBI’s Derek Scarbro at 304.781.1684 or Advantage Valley’s Terrell Ellis at 304.546.7323.