The EEOICPA was passed in 2000. It provides compensation to workers who became ill as a result of their employment manufacturing nuclear weapons in the USA, as well as their spouses, children, and grandchildren. Midwest Manufacturing Co. EEOICPA coverage is available for qualified former Workers and their families.

Are you eligible for compensation? If you or a family member worked at this or another AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-548-4494 or fill out our free claim evaluation, We can help even if you’ve already filed, even if your claim was denied!

Here, we have compiled publicly available information and documentation about the facilities covered by the Act to clarify how their activities relate to the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.

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.

*DISCUSSION:
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.

Listing:
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, whether ot 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.

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