TECT Power Recommissions 12,000-Ton Mechanical Forge Press
CLEVELAND, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — TECT Power, Inc., a worldwide supplier of rotating components and assemblies for turbine engines for aviation and industrial applications, announced today the completion of a comprehensive rebuild of the company’s 12,000-ton mechanical forge press located at their Euclid, Ohio facility. This press is used for the creation of airfoils, metal leading edges and other forgings for aerospace, industrial and medical applications.
The rebuild began in December of 2009 and was completed in January of 2011. The press returned to full service after repairs and upgrades were made to the bolsters, crankshaft, hydraulics and electrical systems.
“The substantial investment TECT Power made in this mechanical forge press rebuild allows us to produce more power and precision than ever before,” said Patrick Burke, general manager of the Euclid facility, TECT Power, Inc. “In addition, we are fortunate to have a talented workforce that was committed to consistently providing outstanding services to customers during the press rebuild process. This demonstrated TECT Power’s ability to maintain industry-leading quality and delivery in a challenging manufacturing environment.”
The Euclid facility is a premier supplier of forgings for the aerospace, power generation and medical industries and the press is one of the largest of its type in the country. The TECT Power facility on Euclid Avenue currently employs 90 full-time personnel and has approximately 25 forging presses ranging in size from 500 to 12,000 tons. In addition to precision component manufacturing, the facility designs and manufactures its own forge dies, is AS9100 certified and NADCAP approved for heat-treat operations.
TECT is a family of privately held, independently managed aerospace companies currently consisting of the TECT Aerospace and TECT Power business units. With more than 115 years of continuous operations, the TECT businesses have a unique blend of business processes, equipment, and proprietary manufacturing capabilities that have earned them leading positions in many of their product niches. TECT’s philosophy of utilizing a fully integrated supply chain allows them to deliver precision components and assemblies to customers worldwide with unmatched quality and speed. To learn more, visit www.tectcorp.com.
SOURCE TECT Power, Inc.