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Flexco Opens New Production Facility

April 29, 2011
Flexco, a leading manufacturer of products that help maximize belt conveyor productivity, recently opened a facility in Lemont, IL. The facility will manufacture a new generation of conveyor rollers under the brand name CoreTech.

The opening was celebrated with remarks from Flexco president and CEO, Richard A. White, and plant manager, Ganesh Bhaskarla. White expressed what the newest product offering means to Flexco.

“CoreTech is a complementary addition to our ever-expanding product offering and a testament to Flexco’s commitment to bringing innovative technology to our customers worldwide,” said White. 

Bhaskarla spoke about expanding the production of CoreTech conveyor rolls from a single facility in South Africa to the new North American facility.

“Adding capacity in North America enables us to respond to our global customer base,” said Bhaskarla. “We look forward to being a ‘ship from stock’ facility in the near future.”

The building boasts 3000 sq ft of office space and 29,000 sq ft of plant space for the production and assembly of the conveyor rollers.

Flexco is a privately-owned company that has been in business for more than 100 years. For more information, visit www.flexco.com.