Maag Pump Systems relocating operations MATTHEWS, N.C. — Maag Pump Systems Textron Inc., a world leader in gear pumps and filtration systems, is planning to move its United States operation from Matthews to Charlotte, N.C.
Maag Pump Systems Textron signed a multi-year lease for industrial space in the Whitehall Technology Business Park. The agreement includes an option to expand as needed to support future growth.
Maag Textron currently leases facilities in Matthews and needs more room to accommodate manufacturing of its pump systems as well as its new filtration systems products acquired from LCI Corp. International, Dan Gutherie, director of Maag Pump Systems Textron, said in a news release.
Maag Pump Systems has 270 employees worldwide and operations in seven countries.
New Castle opens screw rebuild center
NEW CASTLE, PA. — New Castle Industries, headquartered in New Castle, Pa., has established a feed screw rebuilding center in Columbia, S.C., and expanded its field services group.
"New Castle Industries has always supplied rebuilt screws through one of three manufacturing plants. This is the next step in the development of our services group to best serve our plastics processing customers," Fred Scocchera, vice president of sales, said in a news release.
"Our rebuilding center will enable focused, continual methods development and technology unique to the repair and rebuilding of feed screws. Our focus will be on reducing costs and delivery times for our customers' maintenance requirements."
The field services business unit specializes in contract services for procedures like bore scope alignment, screw and barrel installations, machine maintenance and modifications or basic preventive maintenance on extruders and injection molding machines. The group handles all makes and models of extrusion and injection equipment.
The company is based in New Castle and also has plants in Manchester, N.H., and Columbia.