Worlds largest producer …

One of the World’s Largest Caprolactam Producing Plants

The nylon produced by Hopewell’s caprolactam is an essential component of clothing, carpeting, rubber, plastic and films

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Virginias Second Largest Exporter

Virginia’s Second Largest Exporter

Shipping caprolactam to China and other Asian countries, and fertilizer to Latin America

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    August 26, 2014 -- Honeywell and Safariland donate K-9 body armor to protect Hopewell police dogs

    Honeywell announced today that it has donated bullet-resistant body armor featuring its Gold Shield® ballistic resistant material to protect police dogs in the Hopewell Police Department K-9 unit.

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    Honeywell’s Hopewell Facility

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    Honeywell’s Hopewell facility is one of the world’s largest single-site producers of caprolactam, the primary feedstock in the production of nylon polymer used in carpet fibers, plastics and films. In addition, the facility also produces a wide range of chemical intermediates, including Nadone® cyclohexanone, Naxol® cyclohexanol, sulfuric acid, specialty oximes, ammonia and carbon dioxide. The site is also a global leader in the development and production of ammonium sulfate fertilizers, which it sells under the Sulf-N® brand for both crop and turf applications.

    The Hopewell facility is Virginia’s second largest exporter and employs more than 650 highly-skilled workers. It is part of the Resins and Chemicals business within Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies.

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