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New Year, New Look: Portescap Remodels Their Facility In West Chester, Pennsylvania

March 1, 2019

Over the past few months, our Portescap office in West Chester, Pennsylvania went through some major renovations! We worked hard in 2018 organizing, planning, and researching to transform our manufacturing floor. Our office focused on upgrades that will give us the best productivity and while meeting the needs of our growing team.

The scope of work for this project included reorganization of our open space, all new flooring and paint, LED lighting, upgrading our HVAC control system, and investing in ergonomic sit/stand work stations for the production support staff.  As you can see from the ""After"" photo, we gave our employees a brighter, reorganized space in which to work. In addition to repainting and redesigning the space, we did spring cleaning to remove old office desks and equipment that was no longer needed. Currently, we are working to upgrade our manufacturing cell work stations to improve both ergonomics and the work flow of product.

We are continually working to engage and develop the team here at the Portescap facility in West Chester. The upgrades we made to the facility in 2018 were not just an improvement to our infrastructure but an investment in our people. We have a world class team here at Portescap and partners that serve many advanced technology fields. Last year we took a significant step in ensuring that we are providing a work environment that is reflective of the value that both our team and partners bring to our business every day. There were a number of people at all levels of the organization that put in significant effort to make this project a success and it is not only the outcome of the project but the dedication they showed to the business that makes me excited for our future.”,shared Ben Vanderhoof, Director of Operations.

This was a team effort from all and we would like to thank everyone for their help. It took months of planning, organizing, and a lot of patience from all our employees - with minimal impact to our product schedule and deadlines. We are continuing our improvements in 2019, so stay tuned!

About Portescap

Portescap offers the broadest miniature and specialty motor products in the industry, encompassing coreless brush DCbrushless DC, stepper can stack, gearheads, digital linear actuators, and disc magnet technologies.  Portescap products have been serving diverse motion control needs in wide spectrum of medical and industrial applications - medical, life science, instrumentation, automation, aerospace and commercial applications, for more than 70 years.

Portescap has manufacturing centers in the United States, St. Kitts, and India, and utilizes a Global Product Development network with research and development centers in the United States, China, India, and Switzerland.