MESQUITE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) -The FNA Group has expanded to Mesquite with a new 400,000 square-foot manufacturing and distribution center.
It’s located at 1371 S. Town East Boulevard.READ MORE: Fight Between Brothers Ends With 1 Shot, Critically Injured And 1 Arrested In Alvarado Friday Night
The city said the new facility will provide an estimated 300 new jobs for Mesquite.
Operations at the new Mesquite facility have begun with a focus on utilizing improved assembly line designs and cutting-edge robotic technology.READ MORE: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
The FNA Group, headquartered in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin is “a leading manufacturer of gasoline and electric powered pressure washers, generators, pumps, high pressure hoses, accessories and the replacement parts,” the city said in a news release.
“This news indicates the ongoing growth of Mesquite’s job market. We look forward to FNA Group becoming a part of our community and providing new job opportunities for our citizens,” said Mesquite City Manager Cliff Keheley.
The expansion of the Mesquite facility is part of a reinvestment and expansion plan that includes the modernization of the assembly, fabrication and paint departments at FNA’s Decatur, Arkansas location.MORE NEWS: Texas Grand Jury To Consider Charges In Shooting Death Of Protester Garrett Foster Last Summer
“This expansion represents a significant capital investment that reflects our company’s commitment to meet the growing demand for innovation and performance in the pressure washer and power equipment industries. This new facility will allow the FNA Group to grow, adapt, increase our employee talent base, and better serve our customers,” said FNA’s Executive V.P. of Sales & Marketing, William Alexander in a statement.