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Hemlock Semiconductor to Assist Local Fire Departments with Training Costs through New Series of Grants

Applications are due by Tuesday, November 30

HEMLOCK, Mich. –– Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) is accepting applications from local fire departments seeking grants to cover the cost of a training or certification of the fire department’s choice.

The 2021 Fire Department Training Grants are available to fire departments in Saginaw, Bay, Midland and Gratiot counties, with applications due by Tuesday, November 30, 2021. The grants are part of HSC’s commitment to supporting local emergency services in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

“At HSC, we value our first responders,” said Ryan Ludwick, HSC Safety and Emergency Services team leader. “This sponsorship is just a small token of our thanks for everything our community’s first responders and local fire departments do to keep our neighbors, employees and their families safe.”

Details on how to apply for the Fire Department Training Grant and the application form can be found at https://www.hscpoly.com/corporate-citizenship.html. Additional questions can be directed to Ludwick by calling HSC at (989) 301-5000.

The Fire Department Training Grant is just one of many ways HSC supports local first responders, Ludwick said. HSC regularly invites local firefighters to its on-site fire training facility for training exercises and offers meeting space for first responders.

About Hemlock Semiconductor
Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) is a leading provider of hyper-pure polycrystalline silicon and other silicon-based products used in the manufacture of semiconductor devices, solar cells and modules. At HSC, we’re passionate about silicon-based technology and its unique potential to connect and energize the world we share. HSC’s polysilicon enables customers to produce high-tech electronics and solar energy, and our efficient manufacturing process delivers products with an ultra-low-carbon footprint. HSC began operations in 1961.

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For more information:
Kristen Opperman
Communications Liaison
(989) 301-6063
kristen.opperman@hscpoly.com