Providing Value to Customers


Ammonium Sulfate, Inventory Management, Rail Reloads in Hopewell, Virginia

Commonwealth Industrial Services, Inc. (CIS) is an industrial services company located in Hopewell, Virginia. Although a service business, CIS’ primary profit center is the packaging and resale of ammonium sulfate. Other profit centers include processing and bagging, warehousing, rail reloads (lumber, metals, aggregates, etc), public truck scales, and transportation services in support of CIS operations.

Commonwealth Industrial Services (CIS) is dedicated to the needs of its customers.  Since 1984 it has provided highly reliable and competitive industrial services to industrial plants in Hopewell Virginia; these services include packaging and distribution, Warehousing and Inventory Management, Rail Reloading and delivery services for CSXT and Norfolk Southern customers (e.g, ALCOA and ProBuild), and Truck Weighs for industrial commerce.  CIS for over six years has loaded for export over 10,000 containers of first grade product from the Hopewell AdvanSix (Honeywell) Plant. CIS also provides accurate, safe, and economical warehousing support for Evonik Chemicals.

As a small company Commonwealth understands that it must continuously seek to provide real value to its customers. Our motto “Dedicated to our customers’ needs” reflects our Corporate Philosophy, which is to provide solid value-added services to our customers (most of whom are plant and activity managers) and to insure that they can rely on us to make every effort to meet their requirements.

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Company Highlights

  • Over $6 million in annual sales
  • Over 30 personnel
  • Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vacation, Bonuses, 401k
  • Expanded in 2015/2016 to add an additional warehouse, a 20 camera video surveillance security system, 4 new forklifts and processing equipment.