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Lone Star Blower and GL-Turbo Announce New Houston Manufacturing Facility

Lone Star Blower, Inc and GL-TURBO have announced a new manufacturing facility. The new location will be 8733 West Monroe Houston, Texas 77061, USA. Conveniently located near Hobby Airport, and encompassing nearly 14 acres, the property will include an initial build out of more than 50,000 square feet of manufacturing space. Construction is expected to be completed by end of Q3, 2018. This move allows for growth as Lone Star plans to create 20 - 30 new jobs in the next two years.

Lone Star New Building

The new property includes an initial build out of more than 50,000 square feet of manufacturing space.

Lone Star, and it’s parent company GL-TURBO, are a manufacturer and service company for blower and blower control systems with locations around the world. Products include the GL-Series single stage geared turbo blowers (100 to 6,000 HP), DT-Series of gearless “high speed” turbo blowers (20 to 500 HP) and the LS-Series multistage turbo blowers (20 to 3,500 HP). Combined with CS-Series controls, Lone Star can offer a total solution well beyond just the blower. Lone Star also supports many other brand blowers with Lone Star manufactured parts and service that are a step above the OEM offerings.

Industries served include Water and Wastewater, Power, Petro-Chemical, Oil and Gas Mining, and many others using compressed air or gas, in pressure or vacuum applications.

“The blower market has responded well to our innovative and energy efficient products, as well as our unparalleled service for both our products and servicing our customer’s existing blowers. ,” said Andrew Balberg, President, and CEO of Lone Star. “The new facility provides opportunity to bring many of our outsourced processes in house, allowing for faster deliveries and improved quality control. The new test stand will be able to run all of our products at full power and to any performance test requirement, including the new ASME PTC-13 test code published this year.”

James Jin, President and CEO of GL-Turbo, stated, “We are excited about this large step forward and our global position is strengthened by adding significant production capacity in Houston.  The new facility provides for our needs now with enough available land to expand for continued growth for many years.  With 10 years of installed base and products installed around the globe, the market has responded well to our proven track record of performance and reliability.”

 

About Lone Star Blower

Lone Star is a manufacturer, master distributor, packager, and service company for blower and blower control systems located in Houston, Texas. Products include single stage turbo blowers (both gear driven with variable inlet and discharge guide vane and gearless driven with a permanent magnet motor), vertically split multistage centrifugal turbo blowers, and related blower control systems.  Lone Star also services many other blower brands. Industries served include water and wastewater, power, petro-chemical, oil and gas mining, and many others using compressed air or gas, in pressure or vacuum applications.

 

For more information, visit www.lonestarblower.com Email: info@lonestarblower.com or call +1 832-532-3112.