Mayor Bob Muckle Speaks at Inauguration for the Unveiling of New Manufacturing Facility in Louisville, Colorado

New Trelleborg Sealing Solutions manufacturing facility demonstrates operational excellence.

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, one of the world’s leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of seals and bearings, held an inauguration and ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the unveiling of its prestigious new facility located in the Colorado Technology Center in Louisville, Colorado, U.S. on December 12th. Mayor of Louisville Bob Muckle was one of the speakers and participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony, along with several city council members, customers, local businesses and senior Trelleborg management.

“We are pleased that Trelleborg has embraced the benefits that Colorado offers companies, including our innovative aerospace industry and our focus on advanced industries,” said Ken Lund, executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. “Trelleborg is an exciting, innovative company and we are thankful that they will expand in Louisville. We wish them continued success.”

Engineered seals and bearings

Poised for growth, innovation and business expansion, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions will be manufacturing its renowned engineered seals and bearing solutions for advanced applications in aerospace, automotive, life sciences and oil & gas industries.

Mayor Bob Muckle says: “We are delighted that Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has chosen Louisville as a home for manufacturing operations to support the economic vitality of Louisville by creating and preserving jobs, supporting business growth and enhancing our revenue base.”

Manufacturing excellence

Tom Potosky, General Manager of the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions manufacturing facility in Louisville, Colorado, says: “In fully leveraging the nearly 76,000 square feet of space, we were very diligent in our use of Hoshin planning to develop the design and layout of our lean manufacturing operation. We took a clean sheet approach to optimize flow and create a center of manufacturing excellence. This new facility is truly a showcase that demonstrates our technical expertise and innovation in sealing solutions in addition to providing us room to expand.”

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has over 20 production facilities and more than 40 marketing companies worldwide. In the U.S., the new facility will be a focal point within its network of manufacturing sites, R&D centers and marketing companies. Participants attending the inauguration and ribbon cutting ceremony will have the opportunity to tour the facility and network with key executives. Press and media are invited to attend and asked to pre-register.

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