Honeywell's Metropolis Works is the only uranium conversion plant in the U.S.
Honeywell Metropolis Works
Honeywell’s Metropolis Works facility plays an important role in providing Americans with an important source of clean, safe and sustainable electric power and helping our country move toward energy independence.
Metropolis Works is the only facility in the country that converts uranium ore into uranium hexafluoride (UF6). UF6 is an essential compound used to produce enriched uranium for use as fuel in nuclear power plants, which provide about 19 percent of America’s electricity. Metropolis Works is part of the Fluorine Products business within Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies.
The Metropolis facility is one of the region’s largest employers, providing more than 350 good jobs in the Metropolis area.