Thatcher Company

By: Bubbajunk.com

Thatcher Company is a diversified chemical manufacturer and distributor. The company was founded in 1967 and has expanded to be a major chemical supplier in the United States. Today, Thatcher Company employs more than 200 people having its headquarters located on 25 acres in the industrial area of Salt Lake City, Utah.

The Salt Lake facility has more than 100,000 square feet of manufacturing facilities with support facilities including a 35,000 square foot warehouse, a 6,000 square foot fully-equipped laboratory, a 6,000 square foot fully equipped maintenance shop, a modern diesel truck shop, and a 10,000 square foot office building.

The plant in Salt Lake City has railroad siding for storage of 200 railroad cars. Storage capacity includes more than 150 separate tanks, ranging up to 40,000 gallons in size, with more than 500,000 gallon total liquid capacity and over 500 tons of dry material storage. Manufacturing facilities in Salt Lake City include a number of 6,000 gallon garbed stainless steel reaction vessels. The Salt Lake City laboratory is well equipped to conduct research, especially in areas of water treatment chemistry, photographic chemistry, disinfectants, cleaning formulations, and inorganic chemistry.

Company has got a well trained staff of engineers, chemists and other professionals to provide support for manufacturing, and perform research and development. Regulatory and safety matters are under the direction of an industrial hygienist.  Technical services are also provided in areas of quality assurance and quality control.  Technical expertise within the Salt Lake City plant includes chemical and mechanical engineers, electricians, mechanics, and a multitude of other trained professionals.

To fill the demands of custom manufacturing, Thatcher Company is equipped with specialized manufacturing equipment including. Through its transportation facilities, Thatcher Company supplies customers throughout the United States as well as in foreign countries. The company has got a fleet of 25 transport tractors and over 70 specialized trailers which accommodates the varied requirements of any chemical user.