CLEVELAND, March 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sam Thomas, Chairman, CEO and President of Chart Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:GTLS), gathered with company, state and local dignitaries, and more than 200 current and former employees, at the ribbon cutting ceremony to formally dedicate the expansion of Chart's brazed aluminium heat exchanger (BAHX) manufacturing plant in La Crosse, WI. The $50 million project increases the manufacturing capacity for Chart's proprietary heat exchangers by 40%, doubles the engineering space and includes an additional vacuum brazing furnace, which is the largest of its type in the world.
In addition to ISO 14001 accreditation, the recent acknowledgement of La Crosse as a 'Zero Landfill Plant' puts it at the forefront of manufacturing sites around the world for its environmental credentials.Chart is a leading independent global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment used in the production, storage and end-use of hydrocarbon and industrial gases. The majority of Chart's products are used throughout the liquid gas supply chain for purification, liquefaction, distribution, storage and end-use applications, the largest portion of which are energy-related. Chart has domestic operations located across the United States and an international presence in Asia, Australia and Europe. For more information, visit: http://ir.chartindustries.com/
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