Stanley Black & Decker to Open New Manufacturing Facility in Mission, TX
Stanley Black & Decker announced plans on October 31, 2017 to open a new manufacturing facility in Mission, TX. The world’s largest tools and storage company has signed a lease on a nearly 300,000 square-foot facility that will eventually support approximately 450 new jobs in the region. The facility, which will make DEWALT power tool products, 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. “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 Mission Economic Development Corporation (Mission EDC) team has been working with Stanley Black & Decker for the past several months and we are excited to see their hard work has paid off,” said City of Mission Mayor Norberto Salinas. “It’s a great day for Mission and a great day for the Rio Grande Valley when a company of this caliber decides to invest in our region. These are exactly the type of jobs that we want to attract to our city, and this investment shows that Mission is an attractive location for major employers to locate and grow.”
Stanley Black & Decker operates approximately 30 manufacturing facilities in the United States, which produce a broad range of products under major brands such as STANLEY, PROTO, LISTA, VIDMAR, CRAFTSMAN and DEWALT. To learn more, visit www.stanleyblackanddecker.com.
Source: Stanley Black & Decker