OMCO Solar opens 5th mounting production center in the USA

May 19, 2023 11:36 AM ET
  • Tracker and also fixed-tilt mounting maker OMCO Solar opened its fifth U.S. production facility, a new site in Warsaw, Indiana. The company also revealed a new torque tube line at its Pierceton, Indiana.

OMCO has making facilities in Alabama, Arizona, Indiana (2) and Ohio making ground articles, birthing mounts, drive mounts, dampener mounts, panel mounts, go across braces and also Z-purlins. Torque tubes are made in Phoenix, Arizona, as well as Pierceton, Indiana. At a ribbon cutting, the company commemorated the OMCO Connect Solar Partnerships Initiative, an initiative to advance solar-friendly partnerships and promote residential work creation.

"I am directly happy that we have actually been committed to united state manufacturing from day one, and that commitment has actually proceeded for our 65-year history. Along with residential production, our OMCO Connect campaign is created to advertise solar-- the most cost-effective resource of new power manufacturing-- and also stable employment. Today, thanks to the IRA, domestically-sourced product is in high demand as well as OMCO Solar is well-positioned to profit from that while accelerating clean energy adoption," claimed Gary Schuster, President as well as Chief Executive Officer of OMCO.

To date, OMCO Solar has actually invested $60 million in equipment and tooling to broaden their production abilities.

"We have made considerable financial investments in our production abilities, enabling us to produce a range of solar trackers that can satisfy any kind of need. We're the only solar fixed-tilt as well as tracker firm that manufactures our very own items in the U.S. with US Steel. All of the other significant tracker makers currently import torque tubes from international nations," ended Eric Goodwin, director of business growth for OMCO Solar.

Inovateus Solar built a solar project on-site at the Pierceton facility.

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