The Sebree facility was built in the 1970s while the Ravenswood plant was built in the 1950s. Also, the Sebree facility has slightly more capacity than Ravenswood.
Plus, $61 million to buy an already operational plant is less than the nearly $90 million Century was going to have to put up to buy raw materials and hire a new workforce at Ravenswood.
In spite of all the breaks and special consideration West Virginia has given the company over the past four years, it seems to have found a better option.
West Virginia University's College of Business and Economics received high marks this week.
The school was ranked No. 9 out of 124 business schools in the country for Top Undergraduate Business Schools for Return on Investment by Bloomberg Businessweek.
The top-ranking ROI business schools are those that provide students with a good balance between tuition costs and initial starting salary upon graduation.
The University of Massachusetts-Amherst's Isenberg School of Management earned top honors in the ranking.
According to Bloomberg, a WVU business student has a median starting salary of about $45,000, which equates to about $7.77 for every $1 spent each year on tuition.