Chant Engineering Co. hits the ground running in 2013. Breaking ground last month on a 25,000 sq. ft. manufacturing building addition, the company is doubling its manufacturing space to over 50,000 sq. ft. Chant, which partnered with TALURIT AB in 2012 as its authorized North American distributor, will use this space to house the full line of Talurit Swagers, Dies and other products and inventory, while continuing to grow its testing equipment production. In addition, Chant just finalized a partnership with Friedrich Hoppe GMBH in Germany, and is now the authorized stocking distributor for Hoppe heavy duty wire rope thimbles in North America.
Not only is Chant expanding its facility, Chant’s executive team is increasing to manage this growth. The ownership transition was completed in 2012 with Philip Chant now the President and owner. Jules DiRienzo, has stepped into the position of Vice President of Operations and Patrick Shire has been promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. David A. Crane, is now the Senior Mechanical Engineer to round out the Engineering department.
The company, with 45+ employees, currently resides in a 38,000 sq. ft. “green design” energy efficient manufacturing facility and is a global diversified engineering company that designs, manufactures, services and calibrates testing machines, swagers, systems and related accessories for worldwide industrial and military customers. For more information on Chant Engineering, visit www.chantengineering.com