Local First is a community economic and workforce development program that is part of the Golden Triangle Polymers Company Project that aims to place Orange County and the Golden Triangle region first when sourcing suppliers, vendors, and workforce for the facility. They have collaborated with several community organizations to develop the Local First program that will help area workers and businesses see and compete for available opportunities.
They are hosting a Local Vendor and Supplier’s Fair on July 26, 2023, from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Orange County Convention and Expo Center, located at 11475 FM 1442 in Orange.
This event is an opportunity for businesses interested in being considered for work on the project to connect with the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) Contractors and learn more about how to become a qualifying business for the project’s operations.
The primary contractors working on the Golden Triangle Polymers Company project are listed below:
- The engineering, procurement, and construction of the polyethylene units will be executed through ZDJV, a joint venture between Zachry Industrial Inc. (Zachry Group) and DL USA, Inc.
- For the furnace portion of the ethane cracker, engineering and procurement will be executed by T.EN Stone & Weber Process Technology, Inc., while PCL Industrial Construction Co. will provide construction services.
- Engineering, procurement, and construction for the additional portions of the ethane cracker will be executed by JKJV, a joint venture between JGC America, Inc. and Kiewit Energy Group, Inc.
BMZ Third Coast Partners, a joint venture between Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. and Zachry Industrial, Inc. (Zachry Group), will execute the utilities and infrastructure scope of work.
- The main automation contractor for the project is Emerson Process Management, LLLP.
- W.T. Byler Co., Inc. is managing heavy civil work for the entire site as well as engineering, procurement, and construction services for a rail and storage-in-transit yard.
Registration is currently open and can be completed online here.