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MECO Announces Phase II Plant Expansion.

Project Awarded to Kent Design Build in Mandeville, LA.

MECO has awarded Kent Design Build the phase II plant expansion to its new state-of-the-art facility in Mandeville, LA. This comes 18 months after phase I completion in July of 2014. The construction project will increase warehousing and assembly bays to meet the increasing demand for the firms water purification products. The expanded facility will be approximately 100,000 square feet and is completely vertically integrated including functions such as fabrication, machining, assembly, electrical controls and functional testing. It is purposefully built embracing lean principals and sustainability initiatives such that it is the most efficient in the world for the production of water purification systems. For MECO this is more than just a state-of-the-art home for its manufacturing operations—it’s the ultimate expression of MECO’s commitment to its customers, employees and the environment.

About MECO

MECO is a manufacturer of engineered products for water purification serving multiple industries. MECO is also the world’s leading producer of water purification plants for offshore oil and gas platforms and the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries where ultra-pure water is the primary ingredient in the drug manufacturing process. MECO also provides advanced water purification systems to the U.S. Armed Forces. MECO is a Louisiana-based company with facilities in Houston, Texas, Mandeville, La., Limerick, Ireland, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Singapore. For more information, visit

About Kent Design Build

Kent Design Build is one of the top full-service Design Build firms in the Gulf South, based out of Mandeville, Louisiana with a regional office in Lafayette, Louisiana.