MiTek Expands Phoenix, Arizona Manufacturing Operations
The expanded Tolleson site will produce MiTek's Lateral Systems (Hardy Frame®) and Custom MiTek Builder Products. MiTek will add 40 new full-time positions and make an initial $5 million investment in facility and equipment.
“Our experience working with the City of Tolleson and the Arizona Commerce Authority over the years has been nothing short of exceptional,” said Mark Lee, President - Residential North America at MiTek. “When considering where to invest resources to advance our business operations, it was only natural to further our commitment to the Phoenix area.”
“MiTek's decision to expand its Tolleson facility highlights the rapid manufacturing industry growth we continue to see here in Arizona,” said Sandra Watson, President & CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “We're proud to provide the ideal environment for innovative companies like MiTek to succeed. Thanks to the entire MiTek team for investing in our state and creating new opportunities for our residents.”
Currently, MiTek produces connector plates and MiTek Builder Products in its 261,000 square foot plant located at 7890 West Lincoln, Tolleson, Arizona. MiTek will expand its presence into a neighboring building (7506 West Lincoln) which provides another 153,000 square feet, increasing operation footprint by nearly 60 percent.
“Tolleson is known as a major employment center in the West Valley hosting more than 25 Fortune 500 companies who have grown their businesses in Tolleson. We are thrilled to learn of MiTek's expansion and commitment to remain in the region, and just like they are committed to the success of their customers, we too believe that their success is our success,” stated Tolleson Mayor Anna Tovar.
MiTek operates around the world in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Its global locations are made up of manufacturing plants and distributions centers, along with software, engineering, and commercial offices.
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