Taylor-Wharton’s cryogenic facility weathers Hurricane Katrina


Taylor-Wharton anticipates a rapid return to production for the company’s Theodore, Alabama cryogenic manufacturing facility in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Hoyt Fitzsimmons, vice president and general manager, reports an expected return to normal operations within 24-48 hours of the resumption of consistent electrical power. Restoration of electrical service could occur early today.

Mr. Fitzsimmons characterised damage to buildings as minor. He also declared that the company’s factory equipment is undamaged and raw material and component inventories are unharmed.

He said: “All company personnel are safe, accounted for and most have returned to the mobile area from evacuation locations. We are in excellent shape to resume manufacturing operations and shipments as soon as consistent power is available.

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