A heavy industry engine service and distribution company headquartered in Evansville is expanding its global footprint. FLANDERS Inc. has acquired a repair facility in Canada, growing its global portfolio to 15 locations.

The Fort McMurray facility, formerly operated by ABB, will employ six and be led by Ken Unruh, who previously worked with Westinghouse Canada. The Regional Service Center is equipped to handle repairs on motors up to 2,500 horsepower.

FLANDERS is privately-held and was founded in Evansville in 1947. It currently employs more than 850 at service centers in the the U.S., Canada, Australia, South America and South Africa. You can connect to more about the recent transaction by clicking here.