India Sci-Tech
Flowserve manufacturing facility in Coimbatore
Apr 12, 2007 - 6:53:12 PM

Coimbatore, April 12 - Flowserve Corporation, a global provider of fluid motion and control products and services, opened its new pump manufacturing facility in Coimbatore Thursday.

The state-of-the-art facility will support the company's existing Indian operations and provide pump products for the oil and gas, and power and chemical industries.

The 100,000 sq ft pump facility was built on 14 acres at an investment of approximately $8.5 million.

'The new facility will nearly double Flowserve's production capabilities for single stage, multi-stage, barrel and vertical engineered and industrial pumps,' the company said.

'Expanding our footprint in the Asia-Pacific region continues to be a key part of Flowserve's growth strategy,' Lewis Kling, CEO Flowserve said in a statement.

'This new facility is designed to serve our customers more effectively and offer a technically advanced centre for manufacturing,' added Kling.

'It will be the first Flowserve plant outside the US to utilise the demand flow technology manufacturing process,' said S. Gopinath, president Flowserve India.

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