Focus on Underwater Machine Development
with New 160,000 Gallon Test Pit
Milwaukee, WI, August 12, 2011 – In-Place Machining Company announces the completion of their new 31,000 square foot Machine Development and Test center. The centerpiece of the new building is a 160,000 gallon in-ground test pit that will enable IPM to perform full scale wet or dry mock-up and testing of extra large machines.
The new addition increases IPM’s Milwaukee facility to over 100,000 sq. ft. under one roof. Other building highlights include:
- 5 bays with 7 overhead cranes
- 45 ton max crane capacity
- 40 ft. under the hook
- Over-sized drive-through truck bays
- High capacity utility service
In-Place Machining Company has a reputation for being an innovative leader in the design, development and manufacture of specialized machine tools, and its expanded facility further positions the company as a unique resource within the machine tool industry. The new capacity also reinforces IPM’s on-going commitment to support a wide range of industrial, scientific and military customers, and it completes the Company’s facilities expansion plan that started with initial construction in 2003.
Decommissioning with a Splash
In-Place Machining Company was awarded a contract to design, build, test and deliver two underwater cutting machines critical to the segmentation and decommissioning of Zion 1 & 2 reactor internals. Thanks to the new state-of-the-art 160,000 gallon Development and Test pit, IPM is continuing to provide leading decommissioning solutions with reduced development times and lower total costs.
In-Place Machining Company designs and develops specialized machine tool systems, and provides precision on-site machining and measurement services to a wide range of industries including Mining & Cement Manufacturing; Nuclear, Fossil, Hydro and Wind Power Generation; Steel & Aluminum Production; Marine; Pulp & Paper Manufacturing; Petro-chemical; Infrastructure; General Manufacturing; and Scientific and Military customers. With over 80 employees in 3 locations around the USA, and perhaps the largest inventory of dedicated on-site machining systems in the world, In-Place Machining Company is ready to serve you In-Place… Any Place In The World.