KIRCO & KIRCO MANIX recently completed Oerlikon’s new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility dedicated to producing advanced materials for additive manufacturing and high-end surface coatings. The new facility produces materials such as advanced titanium alloys and certain high-end thermal spray powders, which are packaged and shipped to automotive, aerospace, agricultural and medical customers worldwide. The site is fully equipped with next-generation Vacuum Induction melting with Gas Atomization (VIGA) technology, which is one of the most versatile methods for processing a variety of metals and alloys into powders. The facility also contains a high-tech research & development lab for further developments of titanium and other alloys (e.g. nickel, copper, iron and cobalt) and joint research & development projects with customers, and has the ability to produce customized powders in small batches. The facility houses approximately 70 employees and represents over $50 million of new investment into the community.
Location: Plymouth Township, MI
Size: 79,401 Square Feet