PROK unveils state-of-the-art conveyor equipment manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City

PROK, a global leader in conveyor equipment solutions, has announced the official opening of its highly anticipated specialist manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. This cutting-edge facility it says is poised to revolutionise the production of conveyor rollers, catering to the evolving needs of the mining industry worldwide.

Strategically located near major mining operations in the US, the new facility it adds underscores PROK’s commitment to being close to their customers. The facility’s location ensures access to local engineering expertise, responsive operational and maintenance assistance, and round-the-clock service.

The statement said: “The cornerstone of this state-of-the-art facility lies in its capability to manufacture PROK HDPE, a high-tech composite roller featuring groundbreaking visual wear-indicator technology – a world-first in the industry. PROK HDPE has redefined conveyor roller maintenance practices, offering enhanced efficiency and cost-effectiveness for mining operations globally.”

PROK’s expansion into Salt Lake City marks a significant milestone in the company’s longstanding history of supplying high-quality components to the US market. The new facility it says not only enhances PROK’s local presence but also establishes a manufacturing hub that aligns seamlessly with the evolving demands of the mining sector.

“The opening of our Salt Lake City facility is a testament to PROK’s commitment to innovation, and excellence in the conveyor equipment industry,” said Paul Byrne, Managing Director of PROK. “This expansion reinforces our dedication to providing cutting-edge solutions and being close to our customers.”

The official opening ceremony, held on Wednesday, January 24, was attended by key mining representatives from around the world. Approximately 100 industry leaders and stakeholders had the opportunity to witness firsthand the advanced manufacturing operations housed within the facility.

The company concluded: “As the global mining community continues to evolve, PROK’s new manufacturing facility stands as a testament to the company’s dedication to providing cutting-edge solutions, fostering local partnerships, and contributing to the advancement of the mining industry on a global scale.”