Morgan Advanced Materials announces that it has significantly increased its capabilities at its Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania site. This facility manufactures complex injection molded ceramic componentsfor use in theinvestment casting of turbine engine blades and vanes for aircraft and power generation, aircraft hardware, pumps, valves, and sporting goods.
As part of the site’s growth, Morgan has installed advanced equipment that will enable it to produce larger parts for industrial gas turbines (IGTs), hired engineers and managers devoted to increasing production, and implemented communication enhancements to improve tracking, shipping, and delivery.
Morgan has invested in capacity and technology to produce IGT cores to meet increasing global power demand. The unique manufacturing process enables shorter lead-times to be offered to customers and provides capability to meet high volume production requirements. A significant investmenthas been made in equipment and automationin the past year, including a new X-ray room and an engineering and tooling laboratory to provide additional support resources.
Also enhanced is Morgan’s commitment to customer satisfaction, with the implementation of an integrated applications suite of comprehensive enterprise resource planning software that offers tracking from production all the way through shipping, offering superior tracking of work in progress, shipment dates, and certification documentation.