German fan manufacturer, ebm-papst, has commenced construction of a new production plant in Telford, Tennessee in the United States.
It is 20 minutes away from their current US plant in Johnson City. The company is investing around $US15 million for the new building.
This is the second plant to be constructed by ebm-papst after the company acquired 30 acres of land in 2019.
ebm-papst already has a long tradition in the American market. Since 1980, the company has been developing, producing, and selling fans and motors for the North American market from its Farmington (Connecticut) headquarters, where the company employs over 300 people. applications, ebm-papst offers a competence center for sheet metal fabrication.
The company’s US managing director, Mark Shiring, said the expanded facilities were in response to market growth in North America.
He said the expansion will also guarantee faster delivery times.