Circor has opened its expanded 6000 sq m plant in Weihai, Shandong province, China, with the first pump shipment going out last month.
The fully integrated facility is providing end-to-end manufacturing, sales and service to commercial marine and industrial customers in the region.
Circor will manufacture commercial marine packages, three-screw positive displacement pumps, control valves, progressing cavity pumps and centrifugal pumps at the new Weihai facility. The Weihai team will also offer engineering expertise and after-sales support to ensure a localized value chain, with an emphasis on faster quotes and shorter lead times.
“Our customers demand high quality products, systems and support within the region, and we are fortunate to be able to respond with our robust flow control product portfolio and local support teams,” said Ashish Dutta, vice president, Circor China and Industrial APAC. “The team completed the plant move and setup while paying special attention to Covid-19 safety protocols, with no disruption to supply and shipments.”
“Expanding in the region, especially in the commercial marine sector, is important to Circor’s continuing growth as a global supplier,” said Scott Buckhout, CEO of Circor. “Being close to our customers gives us the strong foundation we need to help everyone succeed.”