Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces and Hanwha L&C Corporation announced a joint-venture agreement to build a manufacturing facility in Temple, Texas. This facility will support the expansion and growth of the Hanex Solid Surfaces and Wilsonart® Solid Surface product lines. The more-than-125,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art facility provides both companies with added capacity and onsite product development capabilities to service their respective North American solid surface customers. Production is expected to begin in July of 2018.
As the demand for solid surface products increases in the commercial market, both Hanwha and Wilsonart experienced a need to expand production. Additionally, the new facility gives both brands the ability to maximize product availability, as well as proximity to customers to better serve the solid surface market with locally made products.
“Manufacturing in Temple, Texas, where Wilsonart’s North American business is based, makes perfect sense,” says Andrew Korzen, Vice President, Product Management for Wilsonart® Solid Surface and Wilsonart® Quartz. “It supports our strategy to expand our Engineered Surfaces product platform, and represents a significant commitment to our Solid Surface program.”
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