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.
Authority expanded GIW manufacturing complex in Grovetown.
The first two phases of the expansion were permitted in 2013 in response to growing market demand for bigger gear. Since then, the Grovetown facility has completed upgrades, added tens of 1000’s of square toes to its foundry, increased furnace capability, accomplished building on a distribution centre, and won approval for three further phases of enchancment.
With the completion of the venture, KSB has quadrupled its capacity to mould castings over 20,000 lbs (9000 kg), elevated its most pouring output by up to 66,000 lbs (30,000 kg), decreased the variety of required shot blast runs by 50%, added special cleansing stations for giant castings, applied new expertise and effectivity options, and doubled employee locker room amenities.
KSB went ahead with the project’s completion, regardless of the Covid-19 pandemic and its financial fallout.
“Our prospects within the mining business are doing essential work to keep the financial system afloat. KSB is more committed than ever to offering our companions with an uninterrupted supply of pumps and elements. Completing this expansion improves our ability 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 model new market-driven group offering experience on centrifugal pumps to mining operations.
The expanded services in Grovetown function the headquarters of GIW Slurry Pumps.
GIW presently employs over 600 individuals at its Grovetown facility.
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