New 55,000 sq. ft. plant creates new jobs and brings business to local
PITTSBURGH, PA, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Noise Solutions Inc., the North American leader of engineered turnkey industrial noise
control, announces the official opening of its full-service operations
in Sharon, Pennsylvania. The 55,000 square foot U.S. manufacturing
plant is Noise Solutions' second vertically integrated enterprise. The
company's headquarters has been operating in Alberta, Canada, since
With the help of many prominent players, including the Shenango Valley
Enterprise Zone Corporation, the City of Farrell, the City of Sharon,
Penn-Northwest Development Corporation, Penn State University and other
businesses, Noise Solutions has had a smooth transition and seamless
integration into the former Winner International Warehouse at 420 Vine
Avenue in Sharon, PA. Since Noise Solutions moved into the warehouse
in August, it has been transformed into a fully integrated industrial
manufacturing plant and office space. This has also expanded Noise
Solutions' footprint to over 80,000 square feet in the United States
Noise Solutions is reinvesting into Mercer County by bringing new
business to local merchants and by creating new jobs - up to 200 new
jobs over the next three years. Put into perspective, every one new job
Noise Solutions generates equates to 1.6 indirect jobs to the community
and the County of Mercer. That alone significantly impacts the Mercer
Randy Seitz, President and CEO of Penn-Northwest Development
Corporation, noted the essence of community that was brought forth in
executing this project. "There was a grand willingness to help out,"
said Seitz. "The City of Sharon conveyed Noise Solutions Alexander
Drive, a short street running the length of their building. And Penn
State Shenango Campus sold them two acres it owned near the warehouse….
We had 42 volunteers who participated in this recruitment process and
there were times when some of these people were in my office working
Since acquiring the warehouse, Noise Solutions has hired 30 employees in
the roles of sales and administration, engineering, design,
manufacturing and installation, and expects to hire between 125 - 200
new employees in various roles over the next three years.
When starting a Greenfield project like Noise Solutions' manufacturing
facility, finding the right people to contribute to its success is
essential. Taymour Ebrahim, Vice President of Operations at Noise
Solutions, has been closely involved with the opening of the facility
and the hiring of plant workers. "Good people are so important to any
successful operation, and at times, this experience has been humbling,"
says Ebrahim. "There was a young man who applied for a trade position
at the plant who had been out of work for some time. Like many of us,
he had a family to support and the burden of being unemployed was
weighing heavy on him. When I told him he was hired, he began to cry
and shook my hand so hard with such sincere emotion and gratitude. It
was truly humbling for me."
Noise Solutions' integration into Mercer County has also brought back
workers who left the area to seek employment out of state, and returned
to Mercer County with the hope of being part of something new and
For more information, visit Noise Solutions at www.noisesolutions.com and follow the conversation on its LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook pages.
About Noise Solutions Inc.
Noise Solutions is the leading North American provider of engineered
turnkey industrial noise control for energy, mining, power and
aerospace industries. With full-service operations in the United States
and Canada, Noise Solutions' footprint of more than 80,000 square feet
enables them to provide the most effective and robust noise suppression
equipment ranging from acoustic buildings, walls, enclosures and
ventilation, to engine exhaust and cooler fan silencers. Through a
combination of products and supporting services referred to as the
Noise Suppression Blueprint, Noise Solutions provides facility
operators and regulators peace of mind, while maintaining or improving
the quality of life of nearby residents. Noise Solutions invests in,
focusses on and believes in engineering, designing, manufacturing and
installing the best solutions to master the 'science of silence®' to ensure harmony between industry and community.
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