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Maxam North America

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Local Development Corporation , St. Lawrence River Valley Redevelopment Agency

Maxam North America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Maxam Corp S. L., established in Madrid, Spain. It manufactures
oxidizers used in the mining and construction markets throughout North America. Maxam was for merly known as UEE (Union Espanola de Explosivos, SA) a comp any established over 140 years ago by Alfred Nobel. Maxam North America was acquired 12 years ago, and services mining and construction markets throughout North America.
Maxam will be constructing a manufacturing facility in Ogdensburg, New York, which will be used to support its existing and growing markets in East ern Canada and the Northeastern United States. A facility located in Charleston, West Virginia, supports all of the current production requirements, but is at a strategic disadvantage due to logistic challenges.
The project includes (i) the acquisition of approximately 11.5 acres of property, (ii) the construction of a rail spur leading onto
the property, a 4,800 sf main production building and 2 silos for storage of raw materials and finished product, and (iii)
acquisition and installation of several prefabricated tanks for holding materials to be used in the blending process.

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