HUTCHINSON, KS (Sept. 2, 2021) – At a grand opening/ribbon-cutting event this week, Superior Boiler showcased “Plant 3,” its third and newest Hutchinson manufacturing facility. The 75,000-sq-ft building was renovated to house Superior’s watertube division, which the company relocated from Richmond, VA.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, other state and local dignitaries, boiler industry partners and all Superior employees attended the grand opening.
A state-of-the art facility, Plant 3 contains several newer-generation cranes, high ceilings, a paint booth with a new collection and filtration system and, for colder months, floors with radiant heating powered by a Superior hot water boiler. The first watertube boilers manufactured at Plant 3 will be completed by the end of September. The facility is located on 18 acres, allowing for further expansion as needed.
“By relocating our watertube manufacturing to Hutchinson, more customers will benefit from our great central U.S. location, which streamlines shipping anywhere in North America and also offers nearby rail access to move products requiring ocean shipping,” said Doug Wright, Superior’s CEO and the current chair of the American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA). “Plant 3 positions us for future growth and allows us to leverage equipment and personnel from current operations to maximize efficiency and provide better overall collaboration across our expertise and our teams.”
The ceremony was punctuated by an introduction of Superior’s newest boiler model, the Cheyenne, a hot water condensing boiler designed for applications in large hospitals, schools, universities and office buildings, among others.
The event also kicked off the company’s annual Superior Boiler Shootout golf outing, being held today. The tournament benefits the Hutchinson Community College Presidential Leadership Scholarship Program and the ABMA's Randy Rawson Scholarship Program. Funds raised through local business partners, key industry suppliers and Superior’s authorized sales representatives will be evenly divided between the two scholarship programs.
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About Superior Holding Inc.
Superior Holding, Inc.is the parent company of Hutchinson, Kansas-based Superior Boiler and Superior Boiler, LLC. Superior Boiler provides engineered energy solutions and is a leader in clean air emissions technology. The company manufactures industrial watertube and flextube boilers, scotch marine and vertical firetube boilers for process steam, hot water and waste heat recovery and high-efficiency hot water condensing boilers. In addition to boilers, Superior Boiler manufactures a full complement of boiler room equipment items and parts and provides 24-hour service. In business since 1917, the company has shipped more than 21,000 boilers throughout the United States and worldwide, and its commitment to unparalleled quality has produced the most dependable boilers available. Superior Boiler employs approximately 150 people at its Hutchinson locations. For more information, visit superiorboiler.com.