We are a leading specialty chemicals company based in Cologne. With around 13,200 employees in 33 countries, we are an established company on the global market. The core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives and consumer protection products with annual sales of EUR 6.1 billion (2021). We manage our operating business through four segments: Advanced Industrial Intermediates, Specialty Additives and Consumer Protection. These include 11 Business Units, through which we work with a broad range of applications and markets. As a specialist and efficient partner, we offer solutions to the challenges faced by our customers. We focus on our customers’ requirements in order to drive progress and reliably provide innovative product, material and service solutions. When developing new materials, we also work with artificial intelligence to reduce development times for our customers. Our manufacturing, administration and logistics processes are designed efficiently and with a focus on performance. Sustainability and responsibility are key factors behind our successful business operations. They help us become an even more efficient and competitive company while also supporting social goals such as protecting the environment. Our products also play a role in this, providing sustainable solutions in key areas such as electric mobility.

Institute, WV 25112, USA | Kanawha

Lewis County Economic Development Authority

The Lewis County Economic Development Authority is responsible for strengthening the county business environment, creating a more vibrant economy, helping to expand and diversify, increasing incentives, incomes, and investments, and generating positive growth for Lewis County and our surrounding region.

111 Court Ave, Weston, WV 26452, USA | Lewis

Littler Mendelson PC

At Littler, our unparalleled commitment to labor and employment law helps our clients navigate a complex business world with nuanced legal issues – building better solutions for their toughest challenges. How do we do it? By harnessing our deep experience and expansive resources that are local everywhere. By recruiting a diverse team of the brightest minds and fostering a culture that celebrates original thinking. By disrupting the status quo with bold, groundbreaking innovation – all in service to our clients. Because at Littler, we’re fueled by ingenuity and inspired by you. With a singular focus on labor and employment law, our team is better equipped to serve your business. Why? Because our experience is vast and our knowledge is deep. For more than 75 years, we’ve focused exclusively on labor and employment law. But we realize it’s not enough to know just the law – we have to know your business, too. By understanding your challenges and opportunities, we can tackle everything from simple questions to complex litigation needs with the same rigor and nuanced approach. And, we can respond to each of your questions – not just with an answer, but with your answer. At Littler, unconventional thinking is our norm. We listen to our clients’ issues and respond with bold answers that not only address their needs but help shape the industry. So whether you’re a CLO facing compliance challenges in the financial services field or a higher education Human Resources leader with employee benefits questions; whether you’re a GC dealing with wage and hour issues in the retail space or a business leader of an energy company who needs help navigating international employment law – you’ve come to the right place. “Littler is a great firm because of the depth of its resources and the talent of its lawyers. I can get any employment question answered – usually in the same day.”

707 Virginia St E Suite 1010, Charleston, WV 25301, USA | Kanawha


From the very beginning, Logoplaste has innovated constantly to reduce waste, increase efficiency, and create a sustainable business model that can weather revolutionary change and thrive. Our Wall to Wall, embedded manufacturing model has proven itself as a smarter way of doing business that benefits our customers and the world. Our plants double as flourishing idea labs that are lowering CO2 emissions, ending packaging waste, and making the world a better place. Every day, we rebel against the norm and reinvent what’s been done before so that we can lead the changes our industry must make. We're dedicated to working together—with our clients and our competitors, our local communities and governments—to build a better, healthier, sustainable future for the next generation. This legacy is more than words on a page. It is our duty.

396 Development Dr #900, Inwood, WV 25428, USA | Berkeley

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