Thor Precision, Inc. Expands Engineering and Manufacturing Capabilities to serve Aftermarket Aero & Industrial Turbine Component Markets
Investments in people and capital equipment
Greenville, South Carolina– Thor Precision, Inc, a leading supplier of complex parts, assemblies, engine and structural components to the aftermarket aero and industrial turbine industry, today announced plans to grow its Greenville County operations. The company’s investment in people and equipment to expand manufacturing capabilities will create new jobs and expand services offered to existing and new domestic and international customers in the aftermarket aero and industrial turbine component markets.
To support planned growth, Thor Precision hired a Vice President of Operations and an Engineering Director.
Ken Larsen is Vice President of Operations leading expansion and all business operations. Ken originates from GE Power where he was a global project management executive managing multi-billion-dollar projects. Ken brings valuable global power industry knowledge to lead Thor in growing the aftermarket business, and extensive growth management skills to guide Thor’s overall growth and expansion in aerospace.
Scott Flanagan is Thor’s Engineering Director and will support business expansion growth by providing extensive technical leadership. Scott originates from GE Power with extensive industrial gas turbine service experience and deep hands on knowledge of precision manufacturing techniques and technologies will support Thor’s expansion into aerospace component volume production.
Thor’s scheduled capital equipment investments are focused on aero turbine component manufacturing engineering and precision machining which will supplement Thor’s current 4 and 5 Axis CNC machining and measurement inspection capabilities. Thor will also in future offer a super alloy welding and fabrication capability essentially for the aerospace market.
Paul Pelinsky, Thor’s President and co-founder said, “This is an exciting time for Thor with major investment in people, enhanced engineering capabilities and strategic capital assets.”
Andy Pelinsky, VP Manufacturing and co-founder said, “Our new leaders are well-equipped to lead and support the business expansion plans Paul and I conceived. I could not be more optimistic about Thor’s future.”
Thor Precision, Inc., founded in 2009 is a leading supplier to some of the most recognizable brands in the aftermarket aero and industrial turbine industries. Thor designs and produces complex parts, assemblies, engine and structural components for the aerospace and defense industries, and industrial gas turbine aftermarket components for domestic and international customers. Thor works with advanced materials including high temp alloys and carbon fiber and utilizes four and five axis machining capabilities, enhanced ERP systems and 3D CAD software to generate planning and manufacturing work authorization documentation. Thor is AS9100-D certified.
All gas turbine aftermarket services and kits conform to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications. Thor maintains its own Intellectual Property (IP) relative to part design, raw material, surface treatment (shot peen, plating, etc.) and Testing (NDT, Mechanical Testing, etc.), and maintains an extensive inventory of parts and kits with complete traceability documentation. Thor manufacturing, quality and engineering professionals have 140-years’ experience in the aerospace, defense, power generation and nuclear markets, including direct experience with NASA. Thor’s extensive climate-controlled manufacturing and quality facilities located in Greenville, SC ensure that Thor Precision exceeds expectations for quality and delivery while conforming to industry standards.
For further information on Thor Precision Inc. and this press release, please contact Ken Larsen, Vice President of Operations, Thor Precision Inc. or view refer to www.thorprecision.com.
- Thor Precision, Inc. is expanding its staff and manufacturing capabilities in Greenville County.
- Thor Precision, Inc. is a leading supplier to some of the most recognizable brands in the aftermarket aero and industrial turbine industries. Thor designs and produces complex parts, assemblies, engine and structural components for the aerospace and defense industries, and industrial gas turbine aftermarket components for domestic and international customers.
- The company will be expanding its manufacturing capabilities in Greenville, South Carolina
- Those interested in more information should visit thorprecision.com