Pennsylvania Congressman Tours Chant Engineering Headquarters and Performs Break Test

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick toured the Chant Engineering Co. headquarters to see first-hand an American business success story.  With five straight years of record growth, Chant continues to expand and hire new employees. Congressman Fitzpatrick wanted to see first-hand and meet the key personnel driving this growth in today’s challenging economic environment.

“Meetings with small-business job creators right here in Bucks County are essential to my understanding of the problems facing our economy,” said Fitzpatrick. “American entrepreneurs are working to succeed in a difficult business environment thanks to onerous and ineffective regulations, exploding debt, and the threat of higher taxes.”

During the tour, Congressman Fitzpatrick performed a break test on a sling using a Chant 600,000 lb. capacity wire rope testing machine. “This was really interesting,” commented Fitzpatrick while examining the broken end of the sling. “I wasn’t aware this industry even existed.”

Chant Engineering Co. is a global diversified engineering company that designs, manufactures, services and calibrates testing machines, systems and related accessories for worldwide industrial and military customers.  The company with 40+ employees resides in a new 38,000 sq. ft. “green design” energy efficient manufacturing facility.  For more information on Chant Engineering, visit

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