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Also Known As: M & C, Texas Instruments, M&C Nuclear, Metals and Controls Nuclear Corp.
State: Massachusetts
Location: Attleboro
Time Period: AWE 1952-1967; Residual Radiation 1968-1997
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
Facility Description: Records indicate that Metals and Controls Corporation fabricated fuel elements for production reactors, but it is unclear whether its work related to the nuclear weapons complex. For example, Metals and Controls Corporation fabricated uranium foils for reactor experiments and fuel components, fabricated complete reactor cores for the Naval Reactors program, and fabricated uranium fuel elements for experimental and research reactors. Records indicate shipments of depleted uranium between Rocky Flats and M&C during the period from 1955-1958.
During the period of residual contamination, as designated by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and as noted in the dates above, employees of subsequent owners and operators of this facility are also covered under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.
Metals and Controls Corp is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.
Classes Added to the SEC:
All Atomic Weapons Employees who worked at Metals and Controls Corp. in Attleboro, MA, from January 1, 1952 to December 31, 1967, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring either solely under this employment or in combination with work days within the parameters established for one or more other classes of employees included in the SEC.
As of 08/02/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at Metals and Controls Corporation is $63,729,147.
Metals and Controls Corporation 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, whether or not you have already filed a claim and 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.
NIOSH SEC Petition Evaluation Reports
Petition 149 (Jan 1, 1952 to Dec 31, 1967)
SEC Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00149, Report Rev #: 0
Report Submittal Date: August, 17 2009

Petition 236 (Jan 1, 1968 to Mar 21, 1997)
SEC Petition Evaluation Report, Petition SEC-00236, Rev Number: 0
Report Submittal Date: April 5, 2017

Federal Register Notice Announcing that a Metals and Controls Corp. SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation
Decision To Evaluate a Petition To Designate a Class of Employees From Metals & Controls Corp. in Attleboro, Massachusetts, To Be Included in the Special Exposure Cohort