Thermal Spray Technologies: TST announces expansion with purchase of adjoining 3-acre property/building

Sun Prairie, WI (August 10, 2012) – Thermal Spray Technologies, Inc. (TST), one of eight subsidiaries of The Fisher-Barton Group, today announced the purchase of the adjoining 3-acre property and building at 555 Progress Way, Sun Prairie, WI 53590. With the purchase of this property TST acquires 12,000 ft2 of manufacturing space and will now have the ability to add an additional 30,000 ft2 in the near future. This expansion plan will allow TST to nearly double its footprint. As a result of this growth plan, TST anticipates it will add more than 40 highly-skilled jobs at the facility.

“We are extremely excited about this expansion. TST is seeing a lot of new opportunities for its technology and this expansion will help us develop those opportunities” states Bill Lenling, President of TST. “We are looking forward to significantly growing company in Sun Prairie”

Founded in 1992, TST develops and produces coating solutions for its industrial customers. The coatings greatly enhance the performance of its customer’s components.

Thermal sprayed coatings are extremely effective in providing engineered surface properties to increase component’s life and value, decreasing machinery down-time, and improving performance in a wide variety of applications. TST can help push your component’s capabilities to new limits. Aerospace, automotive, medical, printing, paper making, oil and gas, electronics, and food processing equipment are just a few of the industries achieving new and better results with thermal spray coatings engineered at TST.

For more information on TST, please contact Andrea Loppnow, Division Manager at TST in Sun Prairie, WI at [email protected], or 608-825-2772 x241.

About The Fisher-Barton Group

The Fisher-Barton Group of independent companies includes Accurate Specialties, Fisher-Barton Blades, Fisher-Barton Specialty Products, Thermal Spray Technologies, Fisher-Barton South Carolina, Lineage Alloys, Zenith Cutter, and Lund Precision Products Ireland. Together, they leverage their materials expertise and world leading process innovations to manufacture high value components for a variety of markets, including agricultural equipment, energy & mining, paper converting knives, outdoor power equipment, medical device, recycling equipment and solar power. For more information, please visit or view our company video on YouTube