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 rising market demand for larger equipment. Since then, the Grovetown facility has accomplished upgrades, added tens of 1000’s of square toes to its foundry, elevated furnace capability, accomplished building on a distribution centre, and received approval for 3 extra phases of enchancment.
With the completion of the challenge, KSB has quadrupled its capacity to mould castings over 20,000 lbs (9000 kg), increased its most pouring output by up to 66,000 lbs (30,000 kg), decreased the number of required shot blast runs by 50%, added particular cleansing stations for big castings, applied new know-how and effectivity options, and doubled worker locker room services.
KSB went forward with the project’s completion, regardless of the Covid-19 pandemic and its financial fallout.
“Our customers in the mining business are doing essential work to maintain the economic system afloat. Members only is more committed than ever to offering our companions with an uninterrupted provide of pumps and components. Completing this growth improves our capacity to serve our clients, and we’ll cease at nothing to assist the success of our clients’ operations,” says Wolfgang Demmler, president of KSB Mining.
In 2020, the KSB Group launched KSB Mining, a brand new market-driven group providing expertise on centrifugal pumps to mining operations.
The expanded services in Grovetown serve as the headquarters of GIW Slurry Pumps.
GIW currently employs over 600 people at its Grovetown facility.
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