Exxon Celebrates Grand Opening Of Port Allen Lubricants Plant

Exxon Company, USA, officially opened its new Port Allen Lubricants (PAL) Plant this month with a grand-opening celebration at the Port Allen, La., site.

On behalf of Exxon, plant manager Pete Hanberry announced that the company's new $50 million blending, packaging and warehousing facility is now fully operational. Festivities included a ribbon cutting ceremony, plant tours, authentic Cajun food and entertainment. Approximately 500 Exxon customers and representatives, suppliers, local government officials and media representatives attended.

The PAL Plant occupies 250,000 square feet on the banks of the Mississippi River across from the Exxon Baton Rouge Refinery. The plant is the company's newest and most technologically advanced facility to date. It has the capacity to ship more than 80 million gallons per year of lubricants and process products including industrial oils, greases, engine oils and solvents. According to Mr. Hanberry.

"Customer benefits derived from the computer technology and stateof- the-art equipment include consistent high-quality products, ontime delivery, quick turnaround, accurate and timely invoicing and personalized service." For more information and free literature on Exxon's new PAL Plant,

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