February 12, 2013 /EIN Presswire/ -- Abtrex Industries, Inc., a leader in corrosion and abrasion resistant linings, recently installed a new overhead cranes to expand their fabrication capacity.
Abtrex Industries, Inc., fabricators of abrasion and corrosion resistant process equipment for the power generation, mining and steel processing industries, recently added to their fabrication capacity with a new crane system.
The system, constructed entirely in the United States, was engineered by Dearborn Crane in Mishawaka, IN and includes two independent ten-ton motorized top-running bridge cranes made by R&M Materials Handling of Springfield, OH. Fabrication and erection of the support system was by Abtrex' own fabrication crew.
The cranes run the entire length of one fabrication bay (approx. 80' long) and span the entire width as well (approx 31' wide). Recent projects that have benefited from the new cranes include pump boxes for Fluor/Kennecott Eagle Minerals (Ishpeming, MI), FGD piping for Duke Energy (Roxboro, NC), Hydrocyclone clusters for Weir Minerals (Madison, WI) and plating tanks for Lacks Enterprises (Grand Rapids, MI).
The cranes are the first in a series of planned facility upgrades for Abtrex Industries, which includes new cranes for their rubber lining shop.
Abtrex Industries Incorporated was founded in 1969 as a supplier to the metal processing industry. Since its conception, Abtrex has evolved by furthering its capabilities, expertise and locations. Abtrex' specialties include tank linings, lined pipe, polypropylene tanks and more.
Through years of dedicated service, Abtrex Industries has tackled some of the most difficult demands of the manufacturing industry. With a commitment to fair pricing, quality and safety, Abtrex Industries continues to exceed client expectations. The addition of the crane system will allows Abtrex to improve fabrication capacity for years to come.
To learn more about Abtrex Industries, Inc., visit http://www.abtrex.com/contact-abtrex/ or call 574.234.7773.
Abtrex Industries, Inc.
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