Vertellus Performance Chemicals LLC — formerly known as Ventron — has been providing jobs in Grays Harbor since 1975. The company adheres to high safety standards and it shows in the quality of how their plant is maintained. When asked what leadership means to them, Jim Beerbower states “keeping the focus on environment, being good neighbors and safety all while making a quality product”.
Over the years, the Elma site has pursued new opportunities for growth by diversifying its offerings. This growth strategy has developed locally and globally. Specialty applications include the paper and pulp industries, the pharmaceutical markets as well as other specialty chemical applications.
This thriving international company has customers in more than 50 countries. Its employees work hard to maintain an award-winning facility, while also giving back and serving the community they live in. Collectively they serve over 20 non-profits and causes around Grays Harbor.
Vertellus Performance Chemicals LLC has mentored industries throughout the state. One of those being REG Biodiesel in Hoquiam.