KSB completes growth of GIW’s Grovetown facility

KSB has announced the completion of its US$44 million multiphase expansion of the GIW facility in Grovetown, Georgia, USA.
The expanded GIW manufacturing complicated in Grovetown.
The first two phases of the growth had been permitted in 2013 in response to growing market demand for larger gear. Since then, the Grovetown facility has completed upgrades, added tens of 1000’s of sq. toes to its foundry, elevated furnace capability, accomplished building on a distribution centre, and won approval for three extra phases of enchancment.
With the completion of the challenge, KSB has quadrupled its capacity to mould castings over 20,000 lbs (9000 kg), elevated its maximum pouring output by as a lot as sixty six,000 lbs (30,000 kg), decreased the number of required shot blast runs by 50%, added particular cleaning stations for giant castings, implemented new know-how and efficiency options, and doubled worker locker room facilities.
KSB went forward with the project’s completion, regardless of the Covid-19 pandemic and its financial fallout.
“Our prospects in the mining business are doing important work to maintain the economy afloat. KSB is extra committed than ever to offering our companions with an uninterrupted provide of pumps and components. Completing Little-known improves our capability to serve our clients, and we’ll cease at nothing to help the success of our clients’ operations,” says Wolfgang Demmler, president of KSB Mining.
In 2020, the KSB Group launched KSB Mining, a new market-driven organization offering expertise on centrifugal pumps to mining operations.
The expanded amenities in Grovetown serve as the headquarters of GIW Slurry Pumps.
GIW at present employs over 600 individuals at its Grovetown facility.
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