Watlow® Hosts Grand Opening Event at its new Facility in Cebu, Philippines
St. Louis, MO – Watlow®, a designer and manufacturer of complete industrial thermal systems, hosted a grand opening event, including a ribbon-cutting ceremony, at its new facility in Cebu, Philippines. The celebration was held on Thursday, October 13 and included the local team as well as government officials and local business leaders and members of Watlow’s leadership team from the U.S. and Singapore. Along with the ribbon-cutting event, there was a cocktail reception and dinner.
Rob Gilmore, Watlow’s CEO, said, “One of Watlow’s important business initiatives is growth in Asia and the 23 people working in our Cebu facility are hardworking, dedicated and committed and will help serve our customers globally and in the region. We enjoyed honoring them at the celebration.
The business scope for the Cebu facility includes providing product designs, product development, product simulation, thermal solutions, customer account management, project management and after-sales service for global business growth. For now, the team is primarily responsible for supporting customers in the energy and environmental technologies business unit but may expand to support other business units, if needed.
Gilmore continued, “Watlow is experiencing rapid growth and facilities like Cebu are an important part of the overall picture. We are pleased to have a footprint in the region and welcome the Cebu team to the Watlow family.”
The new facility is located in the Oakridge Business Park in Mandaue City in Cebu.
Watlow is a global industrial technology and manufacturing leader that provides world class engineering expertise and innovative thermal products and systems that enable customers to thrive.
Watlow brings its experience to numerous industries, including semiconductor processing, environmental chambers, energy processes, diesel emissions, medical and foodservice equipment.
Since 1922, Watlow has grown in product capability, market experience and global reach. The company holds more than 1100 patents and employs more than 4,200 team members working in 12 manufacturing facilities and five advanced technology and development centers in the United States, Mexico, Europe and Asia. Watlow covers 95 countries through sales and distribution offices around the world. The company continues to grow, while the commitment remains the same – to provide its customers with superior products and services for their individual needs.
For additional information call your nearest Watlow representative:
Phone: 1+ (800) WATLOW2, 1+ (314) 878-4600
Fax: 1+ (877) 893-1005, 1+ (314) 878-6814