MCFA to Expand Houston Manufacturing Facilities
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), a manufacturer of forklifts under the Cat lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks and Jungheinrich brands, is expanding its Houston manufacturing facilities.
The planned expansion will increase the under-roof production capacity at MCFA’s facility by more than 40 percent. The additional space will allow for increased production and assembly for all electric and internal combustion forklifts built in Houston.
With the introduction of this new facility, MCFA also will expand its manufacturing to include production of Cat lift trucks and Mitsubishi forklift trucks 6-16 ton internal combustion models to meet the demand of customers’ globally. The growth also will support future production of the newly introduced Jungheinrich ECR 327/336 series of electric end rider pallet trucks in addition to future products.
MCFA expects to break ground at its Houston headquarters, located at 2121 West Sam Houston Parkway North, in the first quarter of 2013. The expansion also is expected to create additional manufacturing jobs in Houston, while engaging the services of local suppliers.
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 September 2012 10:18|