The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce welcomed WCR Inc. to its membership at a ribbon cutting this week.
Located at 809 Delaware St., the company has been in business since 1980 and came to Washington C.H. in 1996. According to chief operating officer, Mattias Olsson, the plant has roughly 90 employees and produces approximately 750,000 parts per year.
WCR Inc. is a global provider of liquid to liquid heat exchangers, using U.S. made replacement parts, and is the only plate heat exchange manufacturer worldwide that internally designs, manufactures, distributes and services all parts of a plate heat exchanger.
The plant operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is continuously looking for quality associates to join their team.
Plate heat exchangers are used in many types of industries, including food and dairy applications for pasteurizing milk, beer, water, juice and other liquid consumable type products, power and energy facilities, ethanol and Biofuels, HVAC applications for heating and cooling large hotels and business centers, and many other type of manufacturing processes where liquids are used to heat or cool other liquids.
“WCR Inc. has had a presence in this community for a few decades now, providing a specialized product as well as jobs for many people. We are happy to welcome them to the Chamber of Commerce,” said Chamber of Commerce President Whitney Gentry.