Western States Moves to New North American Headquarters

09/03/2013
Robert Sinnard, Director of Sales and Marketing
Western States Machine Company
+1 513.863.4758

[Fairfield, OH, U.S.A. - September 3, 2013] - The Western States Machine Company (A.K.A. Western States), a leading pioneer and innovator in the centrifuge industry, is pleased to announce a new 76,000 square foot corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Fairfield, Ohio.

Due to the sustained growth of new machine orders, Western States broke ground on a new, hi-tech, state-of-the-art facility in November, 2012 and moved in late July-early August of this year. The 76,000 square foot facility is custom built and allows for ample growth and continued innovation.

Doug Buckner, Western States’ President and CEO shares,"We are very excited to be able to construct a new building that will accommodate our future plans. The new shop floor is 50% larger than the previous facility and is designed for the company's specific manufacturing operations. The building layout will increase manufacturing efficiency and allow for additional capacity and capabilities to be added in the future.”

The move from the former location took approximately four weeks which covered both the operation and manufacturing facilities. Due to detailed planning and execution, there was no disruption in customer service during the relocation. The telephone contact numbers remain the same and the new address is 625 Commerce Center Drive, Fairfield, Ohio, 45011.

“We really owe a great deal of thanks to our loyal customers for continuing to believe in us throughout our 96 years in business and for making our expansion possible. The new headquarters will enable Western States to meet the challenges of our growing business while maintaining the quality products our customers have come to expect,” states Robert Sinnard, Director of Sales and Marketing.

An open house showcasing the new facility will be held on September 10, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. With the Mayor of Fairfield present, the grand opening, ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 10:30 AM.

About Western States

Founded in 1917, Western States is the only remaining United States-based sugar centrifuge/centrifugal manufacturer (machines utilized to separate liquids from solids). Brand names include Western States, Roberts Centrifugals, and TITAN. Additionally, Western States is a distributor for Riera Nadeu, S.A. located in Barcelona, Spain.

While Western States’ originated to develop and manufacture improvements for centrifugals in the sugar industry, expansion occurred in 1950 to include centrifuges for non-sugar industries including the separation of fine chemicals, agricultural chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Since its humble beginnings, Western States has grown to become a global supplier for both the Sugar and Chem/Pharma industries, with more than 6,000 centrifugals installed world-wide.

Western States is located at 625 Commerce Center Drive, Fairfield, Ohio and can be reached by telephone +1 513.863.4758; by email innovation@westernstates.com; or via the website at www.westernstates.com.

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