Industrial Services in Hopewell VA

Ammonium Sulfate is non hazardous, non flammable fertilizer that is produced primarily as a byproduct of Caprolactam production. Caprolactam is the base stock used to produce nylon.

CIS packages and resells 20,000 tons of AdvanSix (Honeywell) ammonium sulfate (AS) annually to the industrial and agricultural markets. Its primary industrial uses of AS include pH control of solutions and cultures, cellulose and fiberglass insulation production, leather tanning, and as a binding material in wallboard. Primary agricultural uses are as a fertilizer and as a herbicide adjuvant (increases the effectiveness of weed control).

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 Warehouse & Inventory Management
CIS operates several warehouses for customer storage and distribution. The customer distribution warehouses are cinder block construction with concrete pads and include sprinklered, unsprinkleded, and rail facilities.

In the past four years Commonwealth Industrial Services has received, stored, and shipped over 9,000 containers of export material. Inventory services include inventory management using customer SAP databases.

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Rail Reloads
CIS is listed as a reload and transfer facility for both Norfolk Southern (NS) and CSXT railroads.

Currently Commonwealth is reloading incoming ALCOA aluminum, ProBuild lumber, and aggregates all of which CIS delivers to customers in the Richmond area.

CIS is also shipping outgoing 9000 lb. bundles of construction mats (10’ x 15’) (which are large pallets used by utilities to lay down temporary roadways along their unimproved rights of way.

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 Trucking & Scales
Commonwealth Industrial Services has provided weighing services for the industrial business near Hopewell for over 25 years.

The scales are open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year to support local plants’ operations. To accommodate today’s larger trucks, the scales are 70 feet long, 12 feet wide, and can support up to 200,000 lbs.

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