German engineering and technology conglomerate Siemens AG has reportedly launched a new 300,000 square feet Pittsburgh Service Center (PSC) in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania. As per trusted sources, the new facility has been constructed at a cost of USD 32 million.
Reportedly, the center supports about 150 employees working in the large-scale generator and turbine business of Siemens and is home to the company’s Turbine Generator Specialty Services (TGSS). Moreover, it will house customer relationship management, marketing, and sales teams of the company, and enhance resource and project management, tooling and process development, and training capabilities as well.
President of Power Generation Services at Siemens, Tim Holt was reportedly quoted stating that the new service center at Pittsburgh reflects the company’s commitment to manufacture and service world-class technologies which support gas and power consumers across the globe. Integrating the gas and power service plants assists the company in ensuring that its business better combines with the expertise of the team under one roof so that consumers are served better, Holt further added.
As per reliable sources, the new center would assist the company in improving and maximizing the efficiency of processing and tooling equipment for specialty service groups along the likes of machining support, equipment repairs, light fabrication, tooling development, and hands-on training for employees.
Secretary of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, Dennis Davin reportedly commented that substantial investment has been poured in by the government in RIDC Westmoreland plant which has attracted world-class firms in the region. The impact of the latest investment by Siemens in Southwest Pennsylvania will continue to be felt for many years ahead and it underlines the company’s commitment to the region, Davin further added.
The Pittsburgh Service Center has been set up on a property owned by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority. Reportedly, the property is being redeveloped by Regional Industrial Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC).