WES Consolidates Operations in Texas

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Wind Energy Services Company (WES) announces that the company’s base of operations has been relocated to Gainesville, Texas. Staff and equipment from the satellite operations in Sweetwater, Texas; Independence, Kansas; and Worthington, Minnesota moved to the new location.

WES is taking these necessary steps to position the company for long-term profitability in the current challenging economic environment. WES is a wholly owned entity of the Molded Fiber Glass Companies (MFG), a diversified manufacturer of composite components for wind energy equipment as well as products for the automotive, trucking, construction, and defense industries. Going forward, WES service centers will be strategically co-located with existing MFG manufacturing operations, resulting in cost reductions for facility maintenance and human resource administration.

The MFG facility in Gainesville, Texas, currently produces wind energy blades and a mix of other large composite products. The state of Texas has the highest concentration of wind energy farms in the U.S., and the proximity to this dense customer base will support the company’s mission to provide industry leading, rapid response, onsite repair and maintenance services for wind blades, nacelles, and spinners.

Molded Fiber Glass Companies is a leader in the field of reinforced plastics and composites, serving diverse markets with a variety of composite material systems. The company has 16 operating entities in the United States and Mexico, strategically focused to supply high value, high quality products and manufacturing services for applications such as wind energy, automotive, heavy truck, defense, construction, material handling, and water treatment. An entity of the Molded Fiber Glass Companies, WES provides fast response, onsite FRP composite repairs and maintenance for wind energy equipment including new sites, retrofits, and inspections. The company’s mobile response service teams are trained and equipped to quickly assess and make repairs from lightning strikes, shipping and installation damage, structural cracking, leading edge erosion and coating failure, blade balancing, and cosmetic/general warranty needs. Repairs can be handled prior to erection (shipping and handling damage), uptower, onsite with the blade removed, and offsite for more extensive factory repairs when necessary. WES employs 50-plus certified composite wind repair technicians who conduct approximately 90 percent of repairs onsite. Learn more at www.windenergyservicesusa.com.