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Midwest Manufacturing Co.

Also Known As: Maytag Co.
State: Illinois
Location: Galesburg
Time Period: 1944
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer

Facility Description: A November 7, 1944, document indicates that Midwest Manufacturing worked on the “self-lubricating draw die” which was related to metal fabrication for the Manhattan Project.

It is not clear if radioactive material was involved. Nor is it clear what activities were involved in the process development operations.

Review of the available documentation related to this facility, indicates that there is little potential for residual contamination outside of the covered period.

Midwest Manufacturing Co. is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.

Midwest Manufacturing Co. Workers:
If you or your parent worked at this or any other AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits from the US Department of Labor. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-EEOICPA (336-4272) or fill out the form to the right, even if your claim has been accepted or denied.

We can help with all OWCP (Federal Workers Compensation) claims, impairments, wage loss and health care. 2495 Main Street, Suite 442 Buffalo, NY.