Thomasville Times Enterprise

March 12, 2014

Cleaver-Brooks announces plant expansion

Staff report

THOMASVILLE — On Tuesday, Cleaver-Brooks held a groundbreaking ceremony in Lincoln, Neb., to begin a multi-million dollar plant expansion that will create more than 40 new jobs in production, project management and engineering.

 Cleaver-Brooks’ plant in Lincoln engineers and manufacturers industrial watertube boilers for large manufacturing and industrial facilities serving the utility, global oil sands, petrochemical and heavy process industries, among others. The plant expansion will accommodate two new cranes to handle a combined capacity of up to 200 tons.

 The expansion will add about 41,000 square feet to the facility, bringing the total to about 186,000.

 “We are expanding the manufacturing capacity and making equipment and process upgrades in our Lincoln plant to meet current and future demand for our products,” said Welch Goggins, president and CEO of Cleaver-Brooks, which is headquartered in Thomasville “By making a substantial investment in this plant, we will ensure that the quality of the products we make continues to be unmatched in the industry.”

 The plant expansion is scheduled for completion in late 2014.

 About Cleaver-Brooks

Cleaver-Brooks, a world-renowned provider of boiler room products and systems, provides efficient solutions that help its customers and the industry reduce energy usage, cost and environmental impact. As the pioneer of packaged firetube and watertube boilers, Cleaver-Brooks is the only manufacturer in the world to offer an entirely integrated boiler room solution for any size application. Its products are backed by a world-class representative network offering superior aftermarket service and solutions. Visit for more information.