MARTINSBURG, WV, Jan. 27, 2010 -- To enhance services to customers, ISCO Industries, a Louisville, Ky.-based pipe systems solutions company, will soon open a 55,000 square foot, eight acre distribution facility in Martinsburg, W.Va. with the intent of employing up to 50 local workers.
The plant will serve as a major hub in the area for ISCO Industries, servicing most of the U.S. Northeast. The facility will initially employ 10 people, but plans to grow to 50 employees in the near future.
"We chose Martinsburg as the site for our new facility because of the existence of a large capacity building and an available local workforce," said ISCO Chief Operating Officer Mark Kirchdorfer. "We needed a large facility in order to supply the entire Northeastern United States providing quick delivery and a diverse inventory for our customers in the region. This will be one of ISCO's largest distribution facilities."
The main functions of the facility will be to: fabricate high density polyethylene pipe (HDPE) fittings and custom designed HDPE structures; stock pipe and accessories from three-fourths inches to 63 inches in diameter; warehouse, rent, and refurbish McElroy fusion equipment; send out field service technicians to operate fusion equipment on customer jobsites; and train customers on HDPE pipe properties and operation of HDPE welding equipment.
The plant will be operational by February 1, 2010.
Since 1962, ISCO Industries, a customized piping solutions provider headquartered in Louisville, Ky., stocks and sells HDPE pipe, fittings and fabrications for various mining, industrial, municipal, environmental, geothermal, golf and landfill applications throughout the United States and Canada. The company also rents, services and sells McElroy fusion equipment. ISCO has stocking locations in the states of Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Alberta, Canada and Brisbane, Australia -- inventorying large stockpiles of pipe, usually within one day's delivery of most projects. For more information on ISCO, visit www.isco-pipe.com.