MORGAN CITY, La. (April 7, 2011) – InterMoor Inc., an Acteon company, celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art facility in Morgan City, La. on March 24 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception that included tours of the facility.
Tim Matte, Mayor of Morgan City, Mac Wade, Morgan City Port Commissioner, and Louisiana Economic Development Association (LEDA) representative, Don Pearson all served as keynote speakers at the ceremony that attracted more than 300 guests.
“The opening of this facility was a long time coming – nearly 14 months,” said President Tom Fulton. “But the hard work was well worth it as we have already landed fabrication projects that would not have been possible in the old facility.”
The choice to keep InterMoor offices in Louisiana will allow the company to retain more than 200 jobs and facilitate future growth. LEDA estimates that the facility will generate more than $49 million in new state tax revenues and more than $35 million in local tax revenues over a 15-year period.
The 24 acre facility houses the offices of administrative, maintenance, operations and fabrication employees. Amenities include more than 30,000-sq-ft of fabrication space; mooring storage capabilities; a 12,000-sq-ft multi-purpose building for administrative and operations employees; a 7,500-sq-ft wire doping area to inspect, protect and prepare wire rope for offshore jobs; and a state-of-the-art 20,000-sq-ft blasting and painting facility. Equipment includes a high-tech CNC cutting machine, mooring equipment; and a 300-ton crane to enhance docking services.