Pilot Chemical News
(9/9/2013) Pilot Chemical to Host USA Luge Slider Search in October
September 9, 2013 – The U.S. National Luge Team will be in Cincinnati, Ohio for the Pilot Chemical USA Luge Slider Search. The U.S. National Luge Team is hosting the event for young athletes, boys and girls ages 9 to 13, who want to experience the thrill of luge.
Pilot Chemical USA Luge Slider Search clinics will take place on Saturday, October 5 from 9 - 11 a.m., 12 - 2 p.m. and 3 - 5 p.m. on Tower Avenue between Jefferson and McClelland Avenues in St. Bernard, Ohio. Participants can register for one of the free clinics online at usaluge.org.
“Pilot Chemical is thrilled to bring our partnership with the U.S. National Luge Team home to Cincinnati,” said Pam Butcher, President and Chief Operating Officer of Pilot Chemical Company. “The program allows local youth to be exposed to the sport, as well as, be given the opportunity to try out to become an Olympic athlete.”
At the Pilot Chemical USA Luge Slider Search, luge team hopefuls will train under the guidance of USA Luge National team athletes and coaches. The training camp intent is to help promote the Slider Search and the sport of luge. The USA Luge team will teach the camp’s attendees the basics of riding a luge sled, including position, steering and stopping.
(7/2/2013) Pilot Chemical Company completes infrastructure expansion
July 2, 2013 - Pilot Chemical Company announced today the completion of its largest infrastructure investment in the company’s history at its Middletown, Ohio facility. The capital improvements and enhancements to the facility support the company’s strategy of serving customers efficiently with the highest quality products. Safety, handling and workflow processes for employees have also been upgraded.
“Pilot is committed to making investments that meet our goals of improving safety, effectively servicing our customers with high quality, innovative products and enhancing our reliability,” said Pam Butcher, President and Chief Operating Officer of Pilot Chemical Company. “The expansion and equipment additions to the Middletown operation will facilitate continued innovation, along with the addition of capabilities and technologies that support our customers growth, all high priorities for Pilot.”
New storage tanks were installed, creating additional flexibility for trial runs. The increased storage capacity will hold a range of raw materials and finished goods, providing the ability to inventory products and better service distributors and customers.