News & Media

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Cryogenic Pump Testing Facility

December 17, 2019

Groundbreaking ceremony

Elliott Group (Elliott), a wholly owned subsidiary of EBARA CORPORATION, designs and manufactures rotating equipment including compressors, steam turbines, and cryogenic pumps and expanders. The company recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new cryogenic pump testing facility in Jeannette, Pennsylvania. Construction is expected to take about 18 months. Over 50 people, including the Mayor of Jeannette, other state and local government officials, Mr. Maeda, the Chairman Director of EBARA, CEO Michael Lordi and other Elliott Group management, and customers attended the event.

1. Background
Elliott’s Cryodynamics® line of submerged electric pumps and expanders are used both onshore and offshore for cryogenic liquefaction, storage, and regasification applications. The large-scale, state-of-the-art testing facility, a mile from the company’s headquarters and main manufacturing campus in Jeannette, will provide highly reliable cryogenic pumps to customers around the globe.

2. Outline of the facility
Facility name Elliott Group Cryodynamic Products Testing Facility
(Product testing facility for Elliott cryogenic pump series)
Location 718 Bullitt Avenue Jeannette, PA 15644
Capital contribution ratio 100% from EBARA
Building area 30,000 ft2 (2787m2
Site area 13 acres (52,609m2
End of construction May 2021
Investment amount Approx. 60 million dollars (approx. 6.5 billion yen)
Detail of operation Testing of cryogenic pumps and expanders

3. Future plans
With the construction of the new testing facility, EBARA and Elliott will enhance the research & development, production, and supply systems globally. Also, as we maintain our mindset to take on new challenges, we will continue to support the development of our future society and the environment, in addition to providing solutions that go beyond the expectations and imaginations of our customers.

Refer to the following for the news release by Elliot (English):