Ceramic Industry

MAC-New Bedford Expands Operations

March 20, 2001
Morgan Advanced Ceramics - New Bedford (MAC-New Bedford), formerly Alberox, recently expanded its manufacturing and engineering operations. The expansion, triggered by growing market demand for the company's application engineering expertise, includes installing advanced manufacturing equipment as well as expanding its engineering staff. Manufacturing additions include four new furnaces (two vacuum, two automated continuous), another new kiln for the firing of high alumina ceramics, a vertical machining center, a fully automatic furnace for metal injection molding, and three new injection-molding machines. Additionally, MAC-New Bedford is currently in the process of installing a class 10,000 clean room. The company also added five new engineers to its engineering department in anticipation of high demand for its custom engineered products.

For additional information, call (508) 995-1725 or e-mail cvaillancourt@mac-na.com.