Capchem to open Lawrence County factory by 2025

Published 7:19 pm Thursday, June 15, 2023

Expected to employ 60

SOUTH POINT — A China-based maker of electronic chemicals and functional materials announced on Thursday their plans to open a factory in Lawrence County.

Capchem hopes the plant will be open by 2025, located on County Road 1A next to Purecycle.

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The company, based in Shenzhen, China, markets its products internationally.

A signing event took place on Thursday at the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, where company officials signed the contract with the Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation on the parcel of land for the facility.

The company says the facility will employ 60 people.

— A full report will run in Saturday’s edition of The Ironton Tribune.