Triumph Group Inc. (NYSE: TGI) recently celebrated its new home as it moved into its new factory location in Edgerton, Kan. Just last month, the company began relocating its Kansas City-area operations from Grandview across the state line. The move is expected to be complete by June 2017.
The new 156,000-square-foot manufacturing plant will locate within Logistics Park Kansas City, and was built to accommodate the company's growth and expanding technologies. The factory focuses on the machining and assembly of aircraft components made from aluminum and various hard metal alloys.
Officials in attendance include Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Edgerton Mayor Donald Roberts, and Triumph Precision Components EVP Rick Rosenjack.
“We selected the LPKC development due to strong support from the state of Kansas and the local community in Edgerton, close proximity to an established training facility, exceptional logistics, and readily available space for future expansion,” Rosenjack said. “The short distance from Grandview to Edgerton also allows us to retain a majority of our experienced employees, which is critical to continuity of production for our valued customers.”
The new facility brings Triumph's footprint to three factories, all located within Kansas, and approximately 500 employees.
The project was completed rapidly, in just 132 calendar days. The project team includes NorthPoint Development, Clayco Construction, KCP&L, and the City of Edgerton Utilities.