Chemical Manufacturer and Distribution
Univar USA is a packager and distributor for specialty chemicals utilized by manufacturers and water agencies throughout New England. Univar's administrative headquarters, processing plant and distribution facility are located within and adjacent to ProvPort.
SEA-3 Providence, LLC
Second largest storage and distribution terminal for LPG (propane) in the northeastern U.S. Strategically located in the Port of Providence, the facility is a critical asset to the southern New England propane market. It is the only large-scale refrigerated storage facility in southern New England with waterborne supply access.
Lehigh Cement recently invested in excess of $15 million to create its New England distribution center. The new dome structure can hold in excess of 35,000 tons of cement that can then be distributed via truck and rail its customer in the region.
Schnitzer Steel Industries
Scrap Metal Exporter
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Metals Recycling Division has been an active tenant of the port since the mid-1980s. Its facility receives various grades of scrap metal for export by both barge and vessel. Metals is jointly owned by local interests along with the Hugo Neu Corporation and Snitzer Steel, both nationally recognized scrap metal processors.
Road Salt Distributor
International Salt recently signed a long-term lease with ProvPort. This action establishes ProvPort as its major distribution point for road salt. Morton Salt is the major supplier of road salt to governmental jurisdictions and private entities in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.