U.S. Vanadium To Keep Arkansas-Based Facility Operational Given its Role as an Essential Part of the U.S. Defense Industrial Base
HOT SPRINGS, AR – (April 6, 2020) –U.S. Vanadium (the “Company”), the Arkansas-based producer of the world’s highest-purity vanadium pentoxide (V205), announced that it intends to maintain manufacturing operations at its flagship Hot Springs, AR production facility given its essential role as part of the U.S. Defense Industrial Base.
U.S. Vanadium produces a variety of vanadium-based industrial materials that are used in military and national defense applications, as well as in the catalyst, chemical, petrochemical, titanium, and energy storage industries. The Hot Springs, AR facility can produce V205 at the very high purity levels required by demanding applications such as maleic anhydride catalyst, bismuth vanadate pigments and vanadium redox flow batteries. Information on U.S. Vanadium’s full product suite can be seen here.
“U.S. Vanadium’s top priority is the health and safety of our employees and their families, particularly in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and that is why we are taking all necessary precautions to help our teammates protect themselves and their families,” said Jody Orme, CEO of U.S. Vanadium. “At the same time, we feel a deep commitment to continue serving as productive members of the U.S. Defense Industrial Base and contributing to the national security of the United States. Vanadium serves as a key role in a wide variety of defense and essential civilian applications, and our goal is to maintain our production capacity as we navigate the challenges of COVID-19.”
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About U.S. Vanadium
U.S. Vanadium produces and sells a range of specialty vanadium chemicals, including the highest-purity Vanadium Pentoxide (“V205“) in the world, from its flagship facility in Hot Springs, Arkansas USA. The company is comprised of global leaders and investors in specialty chemicals and strategic materials, including in the mining, processing, purification, and sales and distribution of vanadium specialty chemicals. For more information, please go here: USVanadium.com