November 20 - High performance rope manufacturer Samson has completed a 4,500 sq m expansion at its Ferndale, Washington facility.

The new development includes a new innovation and training area, and several enhancements to its manufacturing areas. The space accommodates 16 engineers and field service technicians, nine quality assurance technical professionals, a high-capacity training room, and a full testing facility.

"I am extremely excited to see this fantastic leap in our technical and training capabilities, while also being able to accomplish some significant operational upgrades that support our endless drive to improve Samson's service to our customers and safety," said Mark Swiackey, chief operating officer, Samson.