2017 Petersen Asphalt Research Conference

The Petersen Asphalt Research Conference will take place July 17-19, 2017, at the Hilton Garden Inn and University of Wyoming Conference Center in Laramie, Wyoming.

This two-and-a- half-day conference promotes an understanding of how asphalt chemistry, physical properties and interactions affect the performance of asphalt applications throughout their life cycle. The conference brings together top researchers, highway officials, producers and others who are working to advance the specification and performance of petroleum asphalts. For over 50 years, research presented and discussed at the Petersen Asphalt Research Conference has led to safer, longer-lasting and more cost-effective highways throughout the world.

NEVILLE CHEMICAL's Ralph Kitson and Joe Rosmus will be in attendance.

Promotion Announcement - Denise J. Butler

Effective July 1, 2017, the Board of Directors of Neville Chemical Company have promoted Denise J. Butler to Chief Operating Officer.  In her new position, Denise will maintain her duties as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.

Denise was hired in 1997 as an Accountant in the Financial Division and was subsequently promoted to Senior Accountant (July 1999), Controller (January 2005) and Director of Finance (January 2006).

On April 23, 2008, the Board of Directors of Neville Chemical Company promoted Denise to Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. At the same time she was elected to the Board of Directors.

In November 2013, Denise was awarded the title of 2013 Pittsburgh Business Times CFO of the Year in the category Private for Profit, 100-749 Employees.

Denise received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1995 and a Master of Business Administration degree in 2003, both from Robert Morris University.

Neville hosts CAP Meeting

On Monday, June 12th, Neville hosted approximately 23 members of the Neville Island Community Advisory Panel (CAP) for a plant tour, meeting and dinner.

CAP was first organized in 1992 as the Aristech Community Advisory Panel.  Today the panel includes Ashland Performance Materials and the Neville Chemical Company and is designed to build a relationship between the community and sponsoring companies.  The panel meets six times each year and serves as a forum for open discussion between residents of Neville Island, surrounding areas and representatives of the local companies.

The Neville Island Community Advisory Panel seeks improved communications, community and trust as its goals.