Kennametal Opens New China Manufacturing Facility
Kennametal Inc., Latrobe, PA, has opened its new Tianjin, China, manufacturing facility less than a year after the company first announced groundbreaking for the operation.
Located in the Tianjin Economic Development Area (TEDA), the facility, initially sized at 160,000 square feet, will employ 200 people in manufacturing and advanced engineering and design activities. The operation could grow to 450,000 square feet and employment could reach 400 people.
The $31 million invested in this plant is in addition to the approximately $35 million that Kennametal has already invested in its China businesses in other locations. This new capability will enable the company to more effectively serve ...