Eastern Doubles Capacity to Meet Growing Demand for CARB Converters

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New state regulations in New York and increased certifications from California key factors for expanded production and availability –

Langhorne, PA… Eastern Catalytic a world-class manufacturer of catalytic converters and related components, has doubled it’s production capacity along with the inventory of its CARB Converters Series in order to meet the growing need for CARB-compliant converters. Key factors for this expansion are an increase in new Executive Orders earned by the company from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for replacement converter applications and the anticipated demand for CARB-compliant converters by parts distributors and auto service shops in New York state when the new CARB emissions compliance regulations become effective on January 1, 2014.

George Schafer, President of Eastern Catalytic, explains, “The recent expansion of our manufacturing and warehousing facilities could not have happened with better timing. We were already seeing a rapid growth in converter business, and with the new regulations in New York, there will be a huge demand for more converter coverage and availability. Being able to ramp up our production and create a suitable inventory puts us in an excellent positon to meet the expected needs of our customers.”

Eastern is one the industry’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of catalytic converters to both carmakers and the aftermarket, worldwide. World-class quality and innovation have helped Eastern establish strong catalytic converter sales in over 58 countries. Continual improvements in converter design, production, and product delivery systems have made Eastern a leading choice in catalytic converters and one of the fastest growing catalytic converter manufacturers in North America.

In its manufacturing facility, Eastern incorporates the latest advanced-manufacturing technology, including automated workstations, spinner welding equipment, and high-speed production lines, The facility also has its own tool and die department for developing new equipment and repairing or maintaining current production assets.

Today, Eastern can meet its customers’ catalytic converter needs with a full range of catalytic converters for universal, direct-fit, manifold, Diesel, and heavy-duty applications. From its flexible and efficient partnermanufacturing facilities in the US, Canada, Mexico, and the UK, Eastern now provides over 3,000 different catalytic converter part numbers with ‘best-in-the-industry’ coverage for over 100,000 applications on cars, light trucks, vans, and SUVs.

For more information, contact: Henry Hippert, Executive Sales Director, Eastern Catalytic, 2201 Cabot Blvd. West, Langhorne, PA 19047 215-702-3600 info@easterncatalytic.com.