Sweden-based manufacturer of premium clean air solutions Camfil USA, Inc. will build a new manufacturing facility at Synergy Park in Kilgore, Texas. The $50 million project is expected to create 200 new jobs within five years.
The 350,000-square-foot facility will occupy 43 acres and is scheduled to open in late 2023. The location will be Camfil’s seventh in the USA and will be equipped to produce a full range of air filtration products.
“We extend our most sincere thanks to the KEDC and everyone in the community who has supported our plans to develop this new facility,” said Armando Brunetti, President of Camfil Americas. “Our air filtration and clean air solutions business has been robust for more than a decade and this new facility will help us improve service levels in the Southwest Region and continue growing.”
The Camfil Group is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has 33? manufacturing sites, six R&D centers, local sales offices in 30 countries, and roughly 4,80?0 employees. The company is a world leader in the development and production of air filters and clean air solutions.
“Camfil is an impressive company, and it is an honor they have chosen Kilgore as its newest operating location,” states Bob Davis, Jr, Kilgore EDC Board President. “The company’s operation adds value to Kilgore in a number of ways. It is a high-impact project for capital investment and job creation that diversifies our economy and strengthens an international presence here. Camfil is a welcome addition to Kilgore and Synergy Park.”