Superior Boiler Will Demonstrate Latest Production Techniques during October 4 Manufacturing Day Event

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (September 25, 2019) – Superior Boiler will open its doors to the public from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Manufacturing Day, October 4, to demonstrate its cutting-edge manufacturing processes. The nationwide Manufacturing Day celebration aims to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.

“The lack of manufacturing workers is the most urgent need our industry faces,” said Superior Boiler CEO Doug Wright. “Manufacturing jobs offer interesting work and average wages of more than $20 per hour nationally. By hosting a Manufacturing Day event, Superior wants to introduce people of all ages to the promise of a manufacturing career. Our event also will give community members a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at Superior’s day-to-day work.”

Those who visit Superior Boiler Works on Manufacturing Day will see:

  • A brief presentation about the history of Superior Boiler and its mark on the boiler industry.
  • Engineering support functions using CAD and 3-D software applications for manufacturing.
  • CNC (Computer Numeric Control) machines used in pressure vessel manufacturing.
  • Superior’s state-of-the-art CNC Bridge Mill Machining Center.
  • Personnel in highly skilled welding operations.
  • Final assembly and boiler testing processes.

Superior Boiler Works is located at 3524 E. 4th Ave. Those who wish to tour the facility must make advance reservations by calling (620) 662-6693 by 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. Personal Protective Equipment, including safety glasses and hearing protection, will be required and provided. Persons planning to tour also should not wear sandals, flip-flops or other open shoes.

Opening their doors on Manufacturing Day gives manufacturers an opportunity to address the industry’s skilled labor shortage, connect with future generations, take charge of manufacturing’s public image and ensure the ongoing prosperity of American industry. The rallying point for a growing mass movement, Manufacturing Day empowers manufacturers to come together to address their collective challenges in order to help their communities and future generations thrive.

Nationwide, Manufacturing Day is produced by the National Association of Manufacturers and the Manufacturing Institute.

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About Superior Holding, Inc.

Superior Holding is the parent company of Hutchinson, Kansas-based Superior Boiler and Virginia-based Superior Boiler, LLC. Superior Boiler provides engineered energy solutions and is a leader in clean air emissions technology. Superior Boiler manufactures industrial watertube, Scotch Marine and vertical firetube boilers for process steam, hot water and waste heat recovery, watertube and flextube boilers for industrial markets and high-efficiency hot water condensing boilers. In addition to boilers, the company manufactures a full complement of boiler room equipment items, as well as parts and 24-hour service. In business since 1917, the company has shipped more than 20,500 boilers throughout the United States and worldwide, and its commitment to unparalleled quality has produced the most dependable boilers available. Superior Holding also operates Oklahoma Boiler Equipment, a sales support office based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Superior Boiler employs approximately 150 people at its Hutchinson, Oklahoma City and Richmond locations.

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Suze Parker, media relations representative
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