Liberty Pumps announces major expansion for 2015.
Liberty Pumps, a manufacturer of sump, sewage and wastewater
pumps is undergoing a major expansion of its facilities.
construction, which doubles the size of the current facility, will
occur in three phases over the course of 2015. In total, the
expansion will add over 123,000 sq. ft. to the corporate operation
in upstate New York.
Phase one, already under way and nearing completion, is 81,600 sq.
ft. of additional manufacturing area. The added space will allow for
new manufacturing cells, increased warehouse area for component
inventory and expanded machining operations. A new powder coat line
is also planned as part of this expansion.
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Phase two, scheduled for
completion in May, increases the research and engineering
lab, service area and features a new lunchroom facility for
its members. The 14,200 sq. ft. lab expansion allows for the
addition of new equipment required for Liberty’s recent
qualification as a CSA test facility.
The area also features an additional 20,000-gallon test pit
designed to support Liberty’s expanding product line.
Phase three – a 23,000 sq. ft. sales/marketing wing and
product training center is slated to begin construction in
April with a target completion date of August. The new wing
features an 80 seat multipurpose room, product display area
for hands-on product training and demonstrations, as well as
additional offices, a historical product display and
Randall Waldron, vice president of sales & marketing, said,
“As our products continue to advance technically, we realize
product knowledge is critical – not only to our sales team,
but for those that use and install our products on a daily
basis. The new product training center will allow us to
better share this knowledge in a way that provides a great
experience as well.”
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