The U. S. Army and the Pueblo community will expect the contractor for the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Disposal Pilot Plant to meet the highest standards of safety, performance, and corporate citizenship. The Bechtel Pueblo Team is uniquely qualified to meet these high expectations.

Our companies have successfully designed, built, and/or operated all of the existing chemical weapons destruction facilities in the United States. Every one of our key technical managers has direct experience in chemical demilitarization. And for decades, our companies have maintained a record of involvement with community, charitable, educational, and job creation efforts in a host of local communities around the globe. Our team includes:


Bechtel National, Inc. 
Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI) is recognized as the world leader in safely managing large, complex engineering, construction, and remediation projects. Bechtel has over 20 years of experience with U.S. chemical weapons elimination programs, including the design, construction, and operation of the Aberdeen Chemical Agent Neutralization Facility, construction of the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, and numerous Cooperative Threat Reduction projects in the former Soviet Union. In its 104-year history, the company has completed over 20,000 projects on all 7 continents and is known for demonstrating the highest standards of safety and integrity.

Washington Demilitarization Company
Washington Demilitarization Company (WDC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Washington Group International, a leading international engineering and construction firm. WDC has over 32 years of experience with the U.S. chemical weapons elimination program as prime contractor at the Pine Bluff, Umatilla, Anniston, and Johnston Atoll facilities. The company offers a full life-cycle of services as a preferred provider of premier science, engineering, construction, program management, and development in 14 major markets, including energy, environmental, government, operations and maintenance, and water-resources.

Parsons Infrastructure and Technology
Parsons Infrastructure and Technology (Parsons) has more than 20 years of continuous involvement in U.S. and international chemical weapons elimination, including design of six U.S. facilities, design-construction-operations of the Newport Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, and engineering management of the chemical agent neutralization facility in Shchuch'ye, Russia-the largest facility of its kind. Under PMACWA's leadership, Parsons developed the patented WHEAT neutralization technology, accepted by stakeholders for destruction of the Pueblo stockpile. Parsons-a leader in engineering, construction, environmental services, and program management-provided environmental services at Pueblo from 1989 to 2001.

Battelle Memorial Institute
Battelle Memorial Institute (Batelle) develops and commercializes technology for industry and government. As one of the world's largest private independent research and development companies, it has more than 5,000 projects for 1,300 different customers. Key areas of expertise are environmental technology, defense systems, agrifood, medical products, pharmaceuticals, and energy. 

General Atomics
General Atomics (GA) and its affiliate companies specialize in diversified research, manufacturing, and development in energy, defense, and other advanced technologies.  GA and its affiliate companies manufacture, operate, and service state-of-the-art unmanned aerial vehicles; and provide advanced high-power electric technologies, superconducting magnets, information technologies, nuclear instrumentation, systems for hazardous material destruction, and many other products and services for government and industry.

General Physics
General Physics is an international performance improvement company and a global leader in training, engineering, and technical services.  A subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation, the company provides strategies and solutions designed to help customers optimize technical and workforce performance.