Megtec Systems Shanghai Ltd. celebrated the opening of their new manufacturing and office building located in Shanghai's Songjiang District. The new facility, including the land, is 10 times larger than its previous facility, and indicates the steady expansion that Megtec Systems, De Pere, Wis., has experienced over the last decade in China.

The well-equipped facility is responsible for overseeing the production of industrial ovens, regenerative thermal oxidizers and zero-speed splicers for the graphic arts printing, chemical, electronics, web coating, flexible packaging, pharmaceutical, ethanol, wood products and automotive industries.

Staffed by 55 employees, Megtec's Shanghai staff represents the management team, the finance and administrative division, sales and marketing, engineering and quality control as well as the service team and other support personnel. The manufacturing section, which occupies approximately 24,760 ft2(2,300 m2), has areas for engineering, manufacturing and quality control as well as a paint booth.