(as of 2/16/2018)
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8:30 am — 11:30 am
Plant Tour: Carbide Industries LLC
As part of the seminar, you will have the opportunity to visit the Carbide Industries LLC acetylene plant in Louisville, Kentucky.
The tour will follow the process of carbide manufacturing.
The tour is approximately 60 minutes. The first tour will begin at 9:00 am. Tours will be conducted in groups of 10-15. Each group will proceed through stations located throughout the plant.
Note: Please wear clothing suitable for industrial plant facilities, including long pants and closed-toe shoes. Safety equipment will be provided as appropriate. No cameras or video equipment will be allowed.
The first shuttle to the plant will depart the hotel at 8:30 am, with a second shuttle departing the hotel at 9:30 am. The last shuttle will depart the plant at approximately 11:30 am. Lunch will be at the hotel.
A special thanks to Carbide Industries LLC for hosting this tour.
Carbide Industries is a leading producer of calcium carbide products and acetylene gas, serving both domestic and international markets. The company is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky where they operate the last calcium carbide electric arc furnace in the U.S. and Canada. They also operate a bulk acetylene gas plant in Calvert City, Kentucky, for direct transmission to industrial users manufacturing acetylene derivatives. www.carbidellc.com