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Modine opens heat pump coil plant

USA/SERBIA: US manufacturer Modine has officially opened a second facility in Sremska, Serbia, to manufacture coils for commercial and residential heat pump applications. 

Serbian Prime Minister-designate Milos Vučević and US Ambassador to Serbia Christopher Hill were among the dignitaries who attended the grand opening ceremony.

“The new production facility underscores Modine’s commitment to investing in technologies that reduce energy consumption and lower harmful emissions, like heat pumps,” said Modine president and CEO Neil D Brinker. 

Colleague Eric McGinnis, Modine’s president of climate solutions, added: “The market for heat pumps in Europe is poised for growth over the long term to achieve climate targets. We want our manufacturing centers near our key customers to provide best-in-class heat transfer technology.”

Modine opened its first facility in Serbia in 2014 to manufacture heat transfer coils used primarily in commercial refrigeration and HVAC applications. That facility was expanded in 2019 to support growing demand. The new facility is more than 18,000m2 (197,000ft2) and located next to the existing plant.

“Our expanded footprint will allow Modine to efficiently serve the current and future needs of our OEM partners as well as explore additional growth opportunities,” commented Mike Postma, Modine’s vice president, heat transfer products.

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