Honeywell's Metropolis Works
The Metropolis Works Plant (MTW) is owned by Honeywell and operated by
Honeywell's Performance Materials and Technology division which deals in
a variety of high-performance materials.
Honeywell – MTW manufactures a number of fluorine products including:
- Uranium hexafluoride (UF6) for nuclear fuel
Located in Metropolis, Illinois, Honeywell-MTW began operation in 1958 to satisfy a contract with the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Following completion of the contract, the facility was mothballed in 1964. The facility underwent rehabilitation in 1967 and has operated as a private converter since 1968.