|Updated: 1/28 2:28 pm
||Published: 1/28 2:27 pm
SWEP, the world's leading supplier of brazed plate heat exchangers announced it will begin operations in the Tulsa area in 2013 to support its growing customer demand.
The company will initially hire 25 employees to staff the operation, with an additional 30 to 50 employees being added by 2015.
"We're delighted to begin operations in Tulsa," said Håkan Nilsson, SWEP'S President. "Tulsa's ideal location will facilitate the ease of delivery to our customers. Additionally, Tulsa has a strong manufacturing and transportation base, low energy rates, a competitive workforce and also offered an attractive incentive package."
"Tulsa's thriving manufacturing sector continues to serve as a catalyst for economic growth. I am very pleased that this leading company has chosen northeast Oklahoma as the base for its North American operations, further solidifying the Tulsa region's standing as a hub for manufacturing while bringing high-quality jobs to the region." Said Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett.
Headquartered in Landskrona, Sweden, SWEP operates 35 facilities around the world and employs over 850 people worldwide. SWEP is part of Dover Corporation, the company's Tulsa operations will be based at 12122 E. 55th Street, Suite A & B.