Western States Machine Company Breaks Ground for New Facility

Robert Sinnard, Director of Sales and Marketing
The Western States Machine Company
+1 513.863.4758

[Hamilton, OH USA - November 19, 2012] - The Western States Machine Company is pleased to announce the construction of a new facility for the company. A ground breaking ceremony took place November 19, 2012 on a 11.4 acre site on Commerce Center Drive (Fairfield Commerce Center), with corporate and city officials participating.

The new facility will accommodate a 76,000 SF office and manufacturing headquarters facility, with additional acreage available for future expansion.

The new facility is designed for the company's specific manufacturing operations. The building layout will increase manufacturing efficiency and allows for additional capacity and capabilities to be added in the future.

According to Doug Buckner, CEO, "We are very excited to be able to construct a new building that will accommodate our future plans. The groundbreaking follows an intense six-month planning project that included building layout, cost analysis and justification, site location, financing, and the selection of Bunnell Hill Construction of Lebanon, Ohio as a development partner."

The new site is in Fairfield, Ohio, near the current Western States location. One of the driving factors of site selection was the retention of the company's employees. The new site is conveniently close to the current location to minimize drive time for existing employees, and it is closer to major transportation corridors. The new location should prove to be convenient for visiting customers and suppliers as well.

About The Western States Machine Company

The Western States Machine Company is an established, 95-year-old company located in Hamilton, Ohio that designs, markets and produces high quality centrifuges and separation products for the sugar, chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

The Western States Machine Company was founded in 1917 to develop and manufacture improvements for centrifugals in the sugar industry. In 1950, Western States expanded its centrifugal line to include centrifuges for non-sugar industries including separation of fine chemicals, agricultural chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Since its inception, Western States has grown to become a world-wide supplier of centrifugals for both the sugar and non-sugar industries, with more than 6,000 centrifugals installed.

They are located in Hamilton, OH and can be reached by telephone at 513.863.4758 or via the Internet at www.westernstates.com.

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