LORD Opens New French Facility
The new center replaces the company’s previous facility in Saint-Vallier.
LORD Corp. recently announced it has unveiled its new manufacturing facility in Pont de l'lsère, France. The 83,000-sq-ft facility reportedly positions the company for future growth while enabling it to enhance customer service. The new center replaces the company’s previous facility in Saint-Vallier, with all 200 employees relocating to the new building.
"LORD is focused on developing innovative electromechanical solutions that provide long-term value for the aerospace and defense industry," said Ed Auslander, president and CEO. "Having a modern facility for research, development, and manufacturing is key to exceeding our customers' needs and expectations."
The facility supports LORD's electromechanical solutions business, and is reportedly 30% larger than the business's previous facility, with development and test labs, machining, mounting operation, a repair shop, customer service, engineering, sales and marketing, and general administration. Features include a showroom with demonstration equipment and an aircraft cockpit simulator. Additionally, nearly half of the parking lot will be installed with electric vehicle charging stations.
"Our employees are of the foundation of our success, their excellence and passion drive our performance," said Joel Rood, president, dynamic systems global business. "Providing them with state-of-the-art tools and interactive work spaces helps fuel collaboration and deliver the highest quality products to our customers."
For more information, visit www.lord.com.