ARVADA, Colo., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sundyne Corporation, a subsidiary of Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, broke ground on a new manufacturing building expansion at its Arvada, Colo. headquarters. This added capacity will give Sundyne a new level of flexibility as it faces heightened demand and an increasing number of orders for its innovative fluid handling technologies. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
With 2012 marking the 50th anniversary of the first Sundyne integrally geared pump, this development signifies a renewed investment in the future of the company, as it positions itself to take advantage of emerging markets and prepares to introduce new products over the coming years. The mayor of Arvada, the Honorable Marc Williams, attended the event and spoke about the importance of Sundyne, an international manufacturer and exporter of heavy-duty pumps and compressors to the local community. Sundyne is the largest private employer in the city of Arvada. In addition to the mayor, the ground breaking was attended by members of the Arvada Chamber of Commerce, over 200 Sundyne employees and the senior management team.
"Our rapid sales growth has necessitated the expansion of the facilities here at our corporate headquarters," said Sundyne President Jeff Wiemelt. "The added capacity this expansion provides will help us meet the demands of our customers around the world while leveraging our highly skilled and educated work force here in Colorado."
The new building will take three months to become operational and will initially function as a materials warehouse – storing stock and staging equipment for manufacturing projects. The added capacity will help Sundyne evolve with aggressive lean manufacturing programs.
Headquartered in Arvada, Colo., Sundyne is a leading global manufacturer of engineered pumps and compressors serving process industries worldwide. Additional information and the new on-line SundQUEST pump sizing tool for customers can be found at www.sundyne.com.
With 2011 sales of $6.2 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand is headquartered in Windsor Locks, Conn., and is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Among the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products, the company designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major supplier for international space programs.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company that provides high-technology products and services to the aerospace and building industries.
SOURCE Sundyne Corporation