Superfund Site: NORTH PENN - AREA 7
NORTH WALES, PA

Superfund Site Profile

SITE BACKGROUND

The North Penn – Area 7 site is located in North Wales in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The 650-acre area encompasses five industrial facility properties:

  •  Spra-Fin, Inc., a metal manufacturing and finishing business; the former Ford Electronics and Refrigeration Corp., which made electrical autoparts;
  • Teleflex, Inc., which made mechanical, electrical and pneumatic controls for aircraft;
  • the former Leeds and Northrup, Inc., which made electronic instruments; and
  • the former Zenith Electronic, Corp., which made television picture tubes.

Historical operations at these facilities contaminated groundwater primarily with volatile organic compounds, which were used in solvents or degreasers.