Oberg's groundbreaking for expansion project

Oberg's groundbreaking for expansion project

Multi-function manufacturing facility on Oberg’s Sarver, Pennsylvania campus will expand manufacturing operations and new product development efforts.

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August 21, 2015

Sarver, Pennsylvania – With a symbolic first shovel of earth, Oberg Industries' board members and executive management team marked the official start of construction for a new multi-function manufacturing facility on their Sarver, Pennsylvania campus. Oberg Industries is a full-service contract manufacturer of precision metal components, tooling and stamping assemblies for over 67 years. During the past several years, the company has been growing – adding new customers, employees, and equipment to provide more services to support their diverse customer base. 

Eric Oberg, chairman of the board for Oberg Industries, said, "This expansion project represents a measure of confidence in our talented employees, the continued success of our customer partners, and growth of our business and to this region in continuing to lead advanced manufacturing on a global scale."

W.K. Thomas from Butler, Pennsylvania, has been selected to be the contractor for this new building, which is being erected on the company's existing Sarver campus. This building expansion will give Oberg more than 80,000ft2 of additional floor space to expand their manufacturing operations and new product development efforts.         

"The new building will give us room to expand for future growth as well as do more cellular manufacturing to increase efficiency," said David Bonvenuto, Oberg's president and CEO. "This will allow the company to be more flexible on its manufacturing floor, handle larger projects, and be more cost competitive in addition to adding physical space to increase our employee development training areas.”

Oberg's new facility is expected to open in the spring of 2016. The company is presently recruiting personnel for several open manufacturing positions needed to support this capacity expansion.

Source: Oberg Industries