CENTORR/VACUUM INDUSTRIES ADDS NEW BUILDING TO HANDLE LARGE SCALE PROJECTS

January 2002 - Nashua, NH -- Centorr/Vacuum Industries announced it has completed construction on a new building at its Nashua, NH headquarters. In addition to its 40,000 SF main building, they have added a 40'w x 40'l x 55'h tower facility with 5 ton hook and crane for large scale furnace projects. With an 800 amp service and 350 KVA chilled glycol system, this enables Centorr/Vacuum Industries to design and build large Hot Presses and other vertical furnace designs.

A 10'x10'x10' pit in the main facility also allows for two story equipment simulation. The main building also houses its Applied Technology Center laboratories where they offer R&D support and toll firing services.

Centorr/Vacuum Industries is a high temperature vacuum / controlled atmosphere furnace manufacturer with an installed base of over 5000 units worldwide. Their furnace offering ranges from large commercial and production units with hot zones over 3m x 3m, to smaller Lab and Research & Development furnaces for use at temperatures over 3000°C. They are located in Nashua, NH with a fully staffed Aftermarket Field Service group. For more information please contact Scott K. Robinson at 603-595-7233 x 263.