New 300 KSF DEWALT Plant to Open in Texas

The industrial facility will support roughly 450 new jobs in the area and is expected to begin operations in 2018.

industrial news 02Stanley Black & Decker announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Mission, Texas. The company signed a lease on a nearly 300,000-square-foot building where DEWALT power tool products will be made.

The facility will support approximately 450 new jobs in the region and is expected to begin operations in early 2018.

“The opening of our third manufacturing facility in Texas augments our strategy of making where we sell, reinforcing our long-standing commitment to making in America and making in Texas,” said Jeff Ansell, president of Stanley Black & Decker’s Global Tools & Storage business, in prepared remarks. “We have continuously manufactured in the U.S. since 1843, and we are the first tool company to proudly bring manufacturing back to the USA in recent times. We continue to strengthen and expand our U.S.-based manufacturing capabilities and we believe that this newest expansion in Texas will enable further acceleration of our Made in the USA with global materials portfolio.”

The tool manufacturer operates approximately 30 facilities in the U.S. and in the past three years has added locations in North Carolina, Tennessee, Indiana, Maryland and more.