Accepting the award in Lexington, are, from left: Brian Fulgham, Engineering and Maintenance Manager; Chris Farley, Environmental and Regulatory Manager; Jack Campbell, Production Engineering Manager; Jeremy Reed, Site Director; JR Reynolds, Site Safety, Health, Security and Services Manager; Jason Tucker, Utilities Supervisor; Butch Marshall, CAD Plant Manager; and John Heine, CAD Operator, USW Local 727 VP.

Evonik Corporation in Calvert City was recently selected as Kentucky’s Manufacturer of the Year for mid-size companies by the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers. Evonik employees over 33,000 people world wide with 120 employees in Calvert.

Evonik specializes in developing chemical catalysts used in the petrochemical, pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and refining industry.