May 24, 2010
Electralloy, and the Board of Directors of G.O. Carlson Inc., are proud to announce the Grand Opening of our new Wrought Products facility. The facility will enable Electralloy to provide customers with improved lead times, production efficiencies and continuous quality improvement expected of a "World Classî specialty metals producer.
The state-of-the-art machining, processing and finishing facility provides over 100,000 square feet of manufacturing space and 5,000 square feet of office space. Equipment for the facility was strategically selected to ensure fast, efficient, high-quality bar and billet conversion services. Primary equipment includes:
Five new cranes, from 15-to 50-tons of lifting capacity
Nine saws with capacity to cut up to a 60" X 60" cross section
A cold finishing bar cell with capabilities of finishing 2" to 12" diameter in lengths up to 30 feet. The bar cell contains polishing, straightening and laser measuring capable of producing precision tolerances and finishes.
Tracy Rudolph, president & COO stated, ìThe investment G.O. Carlson Inc. Co. has made in the new facility, and the continued support of the Board of Directors will assure Electralloy is well positioned to service our customers' needs now and well into the future.î
A Grand Opening ceremony for the new facility was held on May 22nd from 11am to 3 pm for all G.O. Carlson employees and their families. Guided tours for the attendees were conducted by the Wrought Product manufacturing group. Customers and other friends of Electralloy will be invited to an Open House of the new facility to be held on September 15th.