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Leevac Creating Jobs in Louisiana

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by on March 30, 2012

Troy Skeleton, vice president of operations, tells The American Press the money will be used to buy two pipe-bending machines and about 10-15 jobs will be created to help operate the machines.

LEEVAC Shipyards, LLC (Jennings, Louisiana) - is expected to use a $667,324 U.S. Transportation grant to purchase a pipe and tube bending system that will bend pipes to the correct geometry required, eliminating the need to weld pipe sections by hand.

Troy Skeleton, vice president of operations, tells The American Press the money will be used to buy two pipe-bending machines and about 10-15 jobs will be created to help operate the machines.

 
LEEVAC has more than 130,000 square feet of covered fabrication shops, there are virtually no weather delays to hold up projects. And with the latest equipment available in their shops, they are able to proficiently build the high quality panels and modules that drive both their production line and automated pipe shop. Once the modules are built, their 200 ton module transporter allows them to lift and move units quickly and safely throughout the yard.

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