Circor International Inc has signed an investment agreement to build a new facility in the Weihai Economic & Technological Development Zone (ETDZ) in Shandong province, China.
Circor Weihai currently manufactures centrifugal and three-screw positive displacement pumps for the industrial and commercial marine markets. The new Weihai facility is scheduled to open in 2020.
“Circor has a long relationship with Weihai ETDZ and we are excited to work together in expanding our China footprint to support our customers with our robust portfolio of established flow control technologies,” said Ashish Dutta, VP Circor China and Industrial APAC.
“Weihai is a great location for us because of its proximity to our customers, as well as the thriving regional supplier base,” said Circor International president and CEO Scott Buckhout. “Our partnership with Weihai ETDZ will also position us to cultivate and fuel a local innovation pipeline for tomorrow’s flow control solutions.”
Circor International’s flow control products include Allweiler, Houttuin, Imo, Tushaco, Warren and Zenith pumps.