KSB completes expansion of GIW’s Grovetown facility

KSB has announced the completion of its US$44 million multiphase enlargement of the GIW facility in Grovetown, Georgia, USA.
The expanded GIW manufacturing complicated in Grovetown.
The first two phases of the growth were approved in 2013 in response to rising market demand for bigger tools. Since then, Shocking has completed upgrades, added tens of 1000’s of sq. ft to its foundry, elevated furnace capability, accomplished development on a distribution centre, and gained approval for three additional phases of improvement.
With the completion of the venture, KSB has quadrupled its capability to mildew castings over 20,000 lbs (9000 kg), increased its most pouring output by up to 66,000 lbs (30,000 kg), lowered the number of required shot blast runs by 50%, added particular cleaning stations for large castings, applied new technology and effectivity options, and doubled worker locker room amenities.
KSB went ahead with the project’s completion, regardless of the Covid-19 pandemic and its economic fallout.
“Our prospects within the mining industry are doing important work to maintain the financial system afloat. KSB is more dedicated than ever to providing our partners with an uninterrupted supply of pumps and components. Completing this expansion 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 new market-driven organization providing experience on centrifugal pumps to mining operations.
The expanded amenities in Grovetown function the headquarters of GIW Slurry Pumps.
GIW at present employs over 600 folks at its Grovetown facility.

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