Kureha PGA, LLC

  • Manufacturing
901 W DuPont Avenue
Belle, WV 25015-0100
(304) 513-0100
Hours:
M-F, 7am-5pm, 24/7 shift coverage

About Us

Beginning in 2008, Kureha Corp. in Japan began investing more than $100 million in a new, wholly-owned subsidiary, Kureha PGA, LLC to build a plant for the production and sale of the high-performance read more
  • About

    Beginning in 2008, Kureha Corp. in Japan began investing more than $100 million in a new, wholly-owned subsidiary, Kureha PGA, LLC to build a plant for the production and sale of the high-performance polymer polyglycolic acid. Production of PGA began in 2011.

    The establishment of this PGA business is another milestone in Kureha's vision of becoming a specialty products company. PGA will become a centerpiece in Kureha's strategy of focusing on value-added, highly-differentiated products therefore setting us on a path of strong growth and profitablity.

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    Production Engineer
    Category: Engineering/Design
    Kureha was the first in the world to successfully develop an industrial manufacturing process for PGA. It's unique combination of qualities, such as biodegradability, high mechanical strength and high gas barrier properties, are attracting interest from markets globally. The exceptional properties of PGA have led to global market development in a wide range of fields, including shale gas ...read more

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    Natasha Riffle
    Phone:(304) 513-0100
    Reliability Manager
    Category: Facilities, Maintenance, and Repair
    The Reliability Manager is responsible for overseeing reliability for operating the Kureha PGA plant in Belle, WV. Leads maintenance and reliability efforts to support the achievement of overall operational objectives related to personal safety, Reliability Team personnel safety, production, cost, process safety, equipment reliability/availability, manpower utilization. Primary duties and ...read more

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    Phone:(304) 513-0100
    Lab Tech
    Category: Quality Control and Assurance
    Candidates must have the ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures with required experience in the following: analytical balance use, pipetting and diluting. Preferred experience includes GC, LC, GPC testing, DSC, Viscometry, Karl Fischer titration, and Mettler titrator experience. Two years of experience required plus an associate degree or higher. Relevant experience may be substituted ...read more

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    Natasha Riffle
    Phone:(304) 513-0100
    Senior E&I Engineer
    Category: Engineering/Design
    Job description Kureha is the first chemical plant in the world to successfully develop a manufacturing process for Polyglycolic Acid, a biodegradable plastic. With high mechanical strength and high gas barrier properties, our product is attracting interest around the world. Effective immediately, Kureha is accepting resumes for the position of Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer. This ...read more

    Contact

    Natasha Riffle
    Phone:(304) 513-0100
  • Directions

    Located on the DuPont Belle site