CORTEC expands, relocates Cortec Manifold Systems (cms) manufacturing facility

The move was necessitated to support the company's growth initiatives and increase in customer demand.

CORTEC's new Port Allen Louisiana facility. Courtesy: CORTEC
CORTEC's new Port Allen Louisiana facility. Courtesy: CORTEC

PORT ALLEN, LA, June 7, 2016 -- CORTEC, a leading manufacturer of high quality API compact ball valves and manifolds, has expanded its CORTEC Manifold Systems (CMS) Lafayette manufacturing facility and relocated to new premises in Port Allen, Louisiana.

According to Stephen Corte, vice president of CORTEC, the move was necessitated to support the company's growth initiatives and increase in customer demand. The facility now supports a full range of CORTEC's service operations, including: sales, engineering, quality, machining, product assembly and testing, inventory and coating.

"This expansion is a testament to CORTEC's product quality and customer service," said Corte. "The enhancements we have made to this manufacturing facility are a direct result of our commitment to improving customer support, increasing product quality, expanding product capacity and extending market share."

The 55,000 square-foot facility is equipped with specialized machinery capable of manufacturing high pressure metal-seated ball valves and testing equipment designed for severe service applications. The location has capacity for 35 employees, but additional acreage and building plans are in place to expand and accommodate four times that number, which will support continued growth and expansion over the next several years.

About CORTEC
Founded in January 2004, CORTEC is a leading manufacturer of high quality valves and flow line equipment for production, drilling and service applications in the global oil and gas industry. CORTEC is comprised of two manufacturing divisions, CORTEC Fluid Control (CFC) and CORTEC Manifold Systems (CMS). These main manufacturing centers are located in Houma and Port Allen, Louisiana, ideally positioned to service the GOM oil and gas industry. CORTEC designs, engineers, manufactures, assembles and tests its products in Louisiana, USA, under API 6A and 16C licenses and is a registered ISO 9001 and API Q1 manufacturer.

For more information, visit www.uscortec.com.

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