NEW YORK MesoCoat Inc.
expects its pipe coating facility in Euclid, Ohio, to be fully
operational by the end of the month, a company spokesman told
AMM via e-mail.
Construction of the facility,
which began in April 2011, was completed recently. Trial
production is set to kick off next week, while the facility
will officially open April 26, the company said.
The subsidiary of Miami-based
Abakan Inc. initially planned to complete the facility as early
as September 2011 (
amm.com, April 6, 2011).
"We were delayed because of
certain supplier issues, which (have) now been resolved," the
One line from the facility is
ultimately expected to produce $60 million worth of clad pipe
per year, Abakan said previously.