SPX Signs Agreement with PeopleFlo to Further Support its Focus on Innovation
DELAVAN, WI, USA, June 25, 2014 – SPX, a leading global manufacturer serving multiple industries including food and beverage, has signed a technical and commercial agreement with PeopleFlo Manufacturing, Inc. PeopleFlo is a manufacturing innovation design firm focused on creating disruptive products and processes for the fluid technology market.
As part of this new agreement, PeopleFlo will work on an important project in collaboration with SPX, delivering exciting new technology in the near future. PeopleFlo will partner on a complete product line and efficient manufacturing cell, developing a turnkey commercial solution that is ready for commercialization.
Jim LeClair, Global Product Manager of Food and Beverage Pumps & Valves at SPX, said, “This partnership is an important part of our commitment to provide the latest technology for our customers and deliver solutions that offer real benefits to their processes. The initial project with PeopleFlo will deliver new, innovative fluid handling technology to the market in the near future.”
William Blankemeier, President of PeopleFlo, commented, “We are excited about working with SPX in a true spirit of collaboration and partnership to deliver market-changing technology which will enable customers lower costs and improve their production processes. We hope that this is the first project of many to develop innovative products for the markets served by SPX.”
Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) is a global, multi-industry manufacturing leader with approximately $5 billion in annual revenue, operations in more than 35 countries and over 14,000 employees. The company’s highly-specialized, engineered products and technologies are concentrated in Flow Technology and energy infrastructure. Many of SPX’s innovative solutions are playing a role in helping to meet rising global demand for electricity and processed foods and beverages, particularly in emerging markets. The company’s products include food processing systems for the food and beverage industry, critical Flow components for oil and gas processing, power transformers for utility companies, and cooling systems for power plants. For more information, please visit www.spx.com.
PeopleFlo is a manufacturing innovation design firm focused on creating disruptive products and processes to help companies increase organic growth. PeopleFlo’s core capability is applying their unique innovation processes in a holistic way to two key value drivers – product design and production technology – to create fully integrated turnkey product lines. PeopleFlo specializes in creating technically orientated products and processes for companies in the fluid technology market which are designed to meet a broad range of global requirements for ecology, quality, delivery and cost. For more information on PeopleFlo, please visit www.peopleflo.com or contact William Blankemeier at (630-862-1602).
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