Episode 6

Published on:

29th Mar 2022

Cargill: North America's Trusted Supplier in Salt

Cargill Salt is the largest privately held corporation in the United States, and the St. Clair County plant in St. Clair, Michigan is a major driver in the local economy. Dan Casey talks with Cargill St. Clair Plant Manager Sebastien Cournoyer and Production Manager Matt Landschoot  about how this business impacts our local community.

In this episode, they talk about:

  • How salt is produced
  • Solution mining
  • The unique process of making salt in St. Clair, Michigan
  • Alberger┬« brand flake salts
  • Future investments and the use of automation at Cargill
  • Reducing waste in the salt manufacturing product
  • How many people are employed at Cargill Salt in St. Clair
  • What kind of jobs are available at the plant?

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Host: Dan Casey

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About the Podcast

Our Shoreline - Your Horizon
Economic Development News from Dan Casey
Welcome to Our Shoreline, Your Horizon, a podcast by Dan Casey featuring business and economic development news from St. Clair County, MI. Stretch your horizons in the beautiful shoreline communities of St. Clair County, home to one of the nation's busiest international border crossings. Learn more at www.EDAscc.com