14 June 2016
14 June 2016
Gurit will open a wind blade mould production facility in Szczecin, Poland to help further increase its tooling market share in Europe.
According to Gurit, it has been serving European wind blade manufacturers with high-quality, cost effective wind blade moulds and related equipment since 2010. The new production facility in Szczecin, Poland, is hoped to improve customer proximity and enable even faster delivery times while maintaining the known cost competitive edge.
Gurit adds that the new site will complement the production center in Taicang, China, optimising the utilisation of core competencies and the efficient allocation of resources. Start of production in Szczecin is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of 2016.
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