More Than Just a Small Town
Located on the Mississippi River just 65 miles from Memphis (America’s acknowledged distribution center), Phillips County offers a strategic location with ready access to the nation's heartland, the Gulf of Mexico, and ocean trade lanes to the world.
The acquired Helena, Arkansas facility is a 40 Million Gallons capacity biomass-based diesel refinery situated on a 38.2 acre property with the ability to handle truck, rail and barges alongside the Mississippi river. Solfuels USA LLC plans include the retrofit of this facility to use multi-feedstocks and expect the facility to be fully operational beginning in the 2nd quarter of 2017. This venture will add up to 15 jobs in the city of Helena, Arkansas and another 3-5 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Solfuels who is a well-known biodiesel trader operating from Singapore has beentrading and contract manufacturing biodiesel for export to both Europe and the USA for many years and this venture together with Hong Kong-based Agritrade Resources is their first plant acquisition in the USA.
ENVIRO TECH CHEMICAL
Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc. was established in 1991 with a primary focus on serving the food processing industry. Focus quickly shifted to the development and manufacturing of novel EPA and FDA approved chemistries with a primary focus on safe yet effective antimicrobial formulations.
Today, Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc. is one of the leading manufacturers of peracetic acid and bromine based biocides in the world.
Envirotech Expansion: Envirotech officials are so pleased with the Helena location they are expanding their plant after opening the first one at Helena Harbor in 2015.