ATI Inc. has announced plans to build an additive manufacturing facility near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The company received a contract from Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc. to create part solutions for the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, and the new plant will help support this initiative. ATI will now offer large-format metal additive manufacturing, heat treating, machining, and inspection capabilities. Production is expected to begin in 2024.
In a recent quote, Kim Fields, President and Chief Operating Officer of ATI, said, "With this facility, ATI will maximize its ability to deliver advanced additively manufactured materials and components by turning them into parts that further the defense industry. Our customers increasingly require more robust and versatile materials and components, produced in an ecologically sustainable manner. This facility will deliver both."
Investing in American Manufacturing - 2023
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