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Jackson County Commissioners, JCEDP and local businesses honor Fluor-BWXT

JACKSON, Ohio -- May 5, 2022 -- The Jackson County Commissioners recognized Fluor-BWXT (FBP) for promoting industrial, economic, commercial and civic development for Jackson County over the past 10 years. The members, along with representatives of the Jackson County Economic Development Partnership (JCEDP) and area business leaders, presented a proclamation during their regular meeting in May.

The Jackson County Commissioners along with the Jackson County Economic Development Partnership (JCEDP) and area business leaders recognized Fluor-BWXT for their continual support of economic development. Front, from left, Jon Hensler, president, Donnie Willis, vice president and Paul Haller, Jackson County Commissioners; back, from left, Steve Pritchett, past chair of JCEDP; Charlie Hudson, mayor of Welston; Robin Miller, Iron City Pipe and Supply; Kevin Workman, Johnson’s Emergency Vehicle Solutions; Sam Brady, president and CEO of JCEDP; Tim Poe and JD Dowell, Fluor-BWXT; Ryan Wright and Seth Stockmeister, Phoenix Quality Manufacturing and Joe Wyant, JCEDP.

“The impact that FBP has had in our area, with their commitment to economic development, has been an unprecedented investment,” said Sam Brady, president and CEO of JCEDP. “Their investment alone has grown businesses, provided jobs and has been a huge multiplier in the economy of our area.”

Part of FBP’s commitment is to be a strong corporate citizen by investing in the socio-economic health of the community. FBP has assisted with economic development in Jackson County by providing nearly $300k that created 309 full-time jobs and retained 1,427 jobs.

“One of our roles in executing the Portsmouth D&D mission is to invest in the socio-economic health of the community,” said FBP Site Project Director JD Dowell. “We are committed to being an active corporate leader to assist with economic growth.”

Jackson County Commissioner President, Jon Hensler presented the proclamation stating, “FBP has been a regional economic development leader and corporate citizen and leads by example through their dedication to their Community Commitment Plan. We look forward to a continued partnership.”

For more information about Fluor-BWXT, please visit www.fbportsmouth.com.

Fluor-BWXT Site Project Director JD Dowell, right, shows an aerial view of progress taking place at the plant site to those in attendance at the Jackson County Commissioner’s meeting.

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About Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit www.fbportsmouth.com.