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Formosa Plastics U.S.A. Names Mounger Executive Vice President

Ken Mounger FormosaFormosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A. named Ken Mounger its executive vice president, effective July 22, 2019. In his new role, Mounger will oversee all business and manufacturing operations for the company.

Mounger joined Formosa in January 1983 and spent his entire 36-year professional career with the company. He has held positions of increasing responsibility during his tenure including the general manager roles at Formosa’s Baton Rouge, LA and Point Comfort, TX facilities. Most recently, Mounger served as the vice president and general manager of the Polyolefins Division since 2001.


alliantgroup Once Again Named ‘Healthiest Employer’

alliantgroup has been recognized as the Houston Business Journal’s Healthiest Employer for 2019, the second year in a row it has been honored with the award. The Houston Business Journal awarded alliantgroup the honor in the “small and medium businesses” category during a breakfast ceremony on May 23, 2019 at the Marriot Marquis in Houston.

To qualify for the award, the nominated companies were required to show how they go above and beyond in their promotion and support of both healthy work environments and lifestyles for their employees.

Badger Alloys Expands Team

Badger Alloys, Inc. recently announced three new additions. Reid Petges, foundry engineer, will be responsible for designing the risering and gating systems for new and complex castings to ensure their quality. He has 10 years of foundry experience.

Anthony Triplett has joined the company as supervisor of the Mold Line and Core Room. Triplett brings more than 25 years’ manufacturing experience. In addition, Ricardo Vallejo has been brought on board as an engineering technician. In that role, he oversees Badger Alloys’ six-axis robot, including prototyping and patternless molding projects. He also works with the company’s Magma solidification modeling software for casting optimization.

BHGE’s Masoneilan Awarded Contract for Spain’s Largest Refinery

CEPSA’s refinery in San Roque, Cádiz, Spain has awarded BHGE’s Masoneilan a contract to provide the heavy-duty severe service angle control valves for the “Bottom-of-the-Barrel” upgrade project consisting of three new construction blocks: LC-Fining, Sulphur Unit and Utilities. This milestone contract celebrates a long-term relationship of BHGE Masoneialn supplying control valves to the CEPSA San Roque refinery since the 1970’s.

VMA Members Among Top 100 Houston Companies

BHGE was ranked #10 and DistributionNOW was ranked #13 on a list of the top Houston-based, publicly traded companies compiled by the Houston Chronicle. These rankings are based on the companies’ 2018 financial results, which were collected and analyzed by S&P Global Market Intelligence. The Chronicle developed the criteria for the rankings, which reflect performance as reported by public companies to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Publicly traded companies in the Houston area are ranked using four performance criteria for 2018. The final ranking score is based on the average of the rankings for these criteria: total revenue, annual growth in earnings per share, annual revenue growth and one-year total return.

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