Eprioc to expand production facility in Örebro

29 August 2019

Sweden – Eprioc has announced that it will expand one of its main production facilities in Örebro, Sweden. The company said the move will increase its productivity and make it more efficient.

Equipment currently made at this production facility include surface drill rigs for quarrying, mining and construction, such as the SmartROC and FlexiROC models. In the future the facility will also manufacture exploration and geotechnical drilling equipment.

A spokesperson for the company said, “Epiroc will expand and consolidate its production capacity utilized by the Surface and Exploration Drilling division, including constructing a major new building hosting assembly and offices. Production efficiency will be strengthened in the process. In total, it involves a facility expansion of about 10,000 square meters. Construction will begin this year and the facilities will be inaugurated starting in 2021. Almost 400 people work at the facility.”

The company employs more than 2,000 people in Örebro, out of a global workforce of about 14,000.