On December 4, 2020, CNA (Cataler North America) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the planned satellite factory construction site in the Trivium Corporate Center in Hickory, North Carolina.
Chairman of Catawba County in North Carolina, Chairman of Catawba Economic Development Corporation, Mayor of Hickory, Shimizu Corporation, Shimizu America as well as CNA management members were attended and prayed for the safety of the construction and the development of the company.
The ceremony was held with consideration for ensuring social distance to prevent COVID-19 infection.
Production at this factory is scheduled to begin in 2023.
On August 27, the cumulative production volume of catalysts reached 100 million units at
Cataler North America (CNA).
CNA was established in 2001, expanded to the second phase of construction in 2006, and
the third phase of construction in 2010. In 2014, the cumulative production reached a
milestone of 50 million units.
We did not hold a celebration due to the corona disaster, and distributed a commemorative
polo shirt with a message of gratitude to the employees.