Natural Soda Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Natural Resources USA Corporation has operated in Rio Blanco County for more than 20 years. Natural Soda Inc., is the second largest producer of sodium bicarbonate, commonly known as baking soda, in North America, supplying pure natural sodium bicarbonate to the food, pharmaceutical, industrial and animal feed markets from its processing facility in the Piceance Creek Basin. Natural Soda Inc., held an open house last week, where chairman and CEO Bill Gunn greeted more than 40 people, including county commissioners, town trustees and chamber of commerce members and director of manufacturing Robert Warneke gave a tour of the facility. Natural Soda has 39 onsite employees and plan to add more jobs with the expansion of it’s facility, including a new boiler . The company has also applied for a Research Development and Demonstration (RD&D) lease from the Bureau of Land Management and plan to test their patented technology on the oil shale RD&D lease.
RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comments concerning a proposed sodium bicarbonate plant expansion 37 miles southwest of Meeker. Related
Fred Slagle of Encana Oil and Gas, left, presents Meeker High School senior Mariah Kuhr right, with that company’s scholarship for $10,000 at last week’s award assembly at the school. Related
Gayla Cudo of Natural Soda, Inc., presented Rangely Mayor Frank Huitt and town council member Lisa Hatch a check for $15,000 on Oct. 19 to help fund a $100,000 communication system upgrade for Rangely’s emergency […]