Modern Welding Company of Kentucky, Inc - Hopkins County Industry of the Month
July 23, 2015
The Madisonville/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation announced today that Modern Welding Company of Kentucky, Inc., with operations in Madisonville, has been named Industry of the Month for August in the Economic Development Corporation’s program for enhanced focus on Existing Industry.
Operating in Madisonville since 1937, and at their current location on Nebo Road since 1977, Modern Welding is a specialty fabricator that manufacturers a wide variety of products across multiple industry sectors. Working off the basic mantra of “cut, weld, and bolt”, Modern Welding is another example of the priceless ability of Hopkins County industries to create. They have the capability to take plans from concept stage, through the planning and engineering process, all the way to project completion. Their staple products include mining equipment and building structures such as the steel skeletons for churches, schools, and malls. Another specialty of the company is material handling equipment. Modern Welding produces a diverse range of conveyor systems, loading / unloading facilities, and transfer structures for many industries that include: river transportation, coal, and power generation. Some of their large customers are Bechtel, Halliburton, General Electric, and Titan.
Safety is number one at Modern Welding. Consistently recognized nationally with the Steel Plate Fabricators Association’s highest Award of Excellence in Safety, and with a current number of 1,056 days worked without a lost time accident, the company produces top quality products at a competitive price in an uncompromisingly safe environment. Modern Welding is yet another example of excellence in the Hopkins County industrial community. They not only create, but do so with efficiency and safety. Modern Welding has 16 locations nationwide, and employs 25 in Madisonville/Hopkins County.
For more information about Modern Welding Company of Kentucky, Inc. visit www.modweldco.com
For additional information regarding the Industry of the Month program, please contact:
James Bundren, Vice President
Madisonville/Hopkins County EDC
755 Industrial Road
Madisonville, KY 42431
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