CHICAGO MesoCoat Inc. expects its pipe-coating facility
in Euclid, Ohio, to be operational in January.
Once scale-up demonstration, qualification and certification is
complete, the company expects to introduce its products to the
market by mid-2013, according to MesoCoat parent
company Abakan Inc., Miami.
MesoCoat will gradually ramp up production for qualification
and smaller initial orders. One line from the facility is
ultimately expected to produce $60 million of clad pipe per
year, Abakan said.
The facility will soon be ready to carry out its primary
mission of large-scale demonstration, MesoCoat president
Andrew Sherman said in a statement.
The Euclid facility is expected to meet high demand for
corrosion-resistant clad pipe, which Abakan said is
necessary in an oil and gas market characterized by more
Im completely confident our efforts will soon be
rewarded with product qualification and approved supplier
status with our Fortune 50 oil and gas
partners, Abakan chief executive officer Robert
Miller said in the statement.
MesoCoat broke ground on the Euclid plant last year (
amm.com, April 6, 2011