Concord, OH, January 16, 2015 – De Nora Tech, Inc., a subsidiary of Industrie De Nora S.p.A. (“De Nora”), a leading global manufacturer of specialty electrochemical solutions and services is pleased to announce plans for its new 130,000 sq. ft. state of the art manufacturing facility in Mentor, OH. The new facility will be constructed in an industrial area with easy access to a major well positioned transportation corridor just off Route 2 and with easy access to I-90. The contemporary facility will include 10,000 sq. ft. office component, an integrated warehouse, and new coating and surface preparation equipment using De Nora network best practices. Some existing mechanical operations will be relocated from the current facility in Chardon, OH.
“This investment is important to our continued leadership position, reaffirms our commitment to our customers in the field of electrochemistry and sustains De Nora’s vision for the medium – long term,” said Paolo Dellachà, De Nora’s CEO. “The strong US economy and the positive results of De Nora Tech in its markets have led us to start our manufacturing strategy from here.”
De Nora, as part of its strategic planning has approved a continuous flow of investments, tailored to exploiting new manufacturing methods, production flexibility and global availability creating centers of excellence for their key products to further develop new low environmental impact technologies, more efficient processes and energy saving solutions with a special focus on energy, water, and agro-food.
“We’re particularly excited about the De Nora manufacturing technologies and quality and environmental processes that are being integrated into the design of the new plant.” continued Frank Tomaselli, De Nora Tech’s President and Chief Regional Officer. The plant will produce the very same specialty premium products that our customers have come to expect as well as allowing ample capacity for improved process efficiencies and service expected future growth”
Construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2016 with full production expected in Q2 2017.