August 31, 2015 Mooresville NC – Bodycote, the world’s largest thermal processing services provider, will open a heat treating facility at 128 Speedway Lane Mooresville, NC 28117. The company plans to invest in new equipment for Specialty Stainless Steel Processes (S3P) which increase mechanical and wear properties in stainless steel without adversely affecting corrosion resistance. Demand for S3P has grown exponentially from multiple market segments including automotive, food processing, medical, and pharmaceutical among others in the United States.
The new facility will support the manufacturing supply chains in the region and is expected to be operational in 2016.
The Iredell County Board of Commissioners and Town of Mooresville Commissioners approved an Industrial Incentive Grant for Bodycote in open session on August 3 and August 4.
“We are truly excited about Bodycote’s new facility that will be placed in Iredell County,” said Chairman James Mallory, Iredell County Commissioners. “We take great pride in our low taxes, quality of life, educational systems and skilled workforce that makes us attracted to industry. We welcome Bodycote to our family and look forward to building a long-standing relationship.”
“It has been a pleasure working with Bodycote and their management through the site selection process; this is a great win for Mooresville, Iredell County and we are proud to have them join our existing industry base,” said Robert Carney, Executive Director, Mooresville-South Iredell Economic Development Corporation.
With more than 180 accredited facilities in 25 countries, Bodycote is the world’s largest provider of thermal processing services. Through heat treatment, metal joining, surface technology and Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP), Bodycote improves the properties of
metals and alloys, extending the life of vital components for a wide range of industries, including aerospace, defense, automotive, power generation, oil and gas, construction, medical and transportation. Customers in all of theses industries have entrusted their products to Bodycote’s care for more than 30 years. For more information, visit www.bodycote.com.