T&S Brass has opened an on-site education facility to provide hands-on training to customers, consultants, sales representatives, distributors, contractors and engineers. The 40,000-sq.-ft. center can accommodate small and large groups and offers fully integrated assistance and a large selection of training and professional development that can be customized to a group’s individual needs. The new facility is located on the T&S Brass and Bronze Works campus in Travelers Rest, S.C. Attendees can take factory tours and observe T&S products being made from casting and forging to polishing.
Food Warming Equipment Co., a Crystal Lake, Ill., maker of mobile transport units, portable bars and cooking ovens, is expanding its facilities near Nashville. FWE has purchased a building in Portland, Tenn.; the site adds more than 160,000 sq.ft. to FWE’s current manufacturing capabilities in Illinois. According to Curt Benson, v.p.-sales and marketing, “This expansion will help improve the quality and quantity of several Food Warming Equipment product lines, support our existing customer base and promote aspirations for future growth.”
Watlowhas relocated its manufacturing plant in Queretaro, Mexico. The new facility, five times larger than the previous one, is located near the city’s airport and the Pan-American Highway for more efficient transportation. St. Louis-based Watlow manufactures thermal systems, temperature sensors and controllers. The 90-year-old company has nine manufacturing facilities and three technology centers in the United States, Mexico, Europe and Asia.