Uzin Utz North America, INC. selected Waco to build its second manufacturing facility in North America.
The $34 million investment will yield a 125,000 square-foot facility that will produce self-leveling compounds, thin-set and grout material for tile installation, and patching compounds.
The facility will also be home to the Uzin Utz training center which will bring nearly 1,000 flooring professionals to the Waco area.
“The continued growth in the state of Texas, central location of Waco to current raw material suppliers and shared values of the city leadership with our business philosophy made for a natural fit,” stated Matthias Liebert, President of Uzin Utz North America Inc.
The new facility will be located at the intersection of Mars Drive and Texas Central Parkway and will mark the third location in North America for Uzin Utz.
“I’m thrilled that Waco’s economy continues to grow in 2021 with the addition of Uzin Utz, who is bringing good jobs and great capital investments to Waco. This is further evidence that Waco’s pro-business approach makes it an ideal place for projects such as this. Many thanks to our partnerships at the Greater Chamber of Commerce and McLennan County for partnering with the City of Waco on this project and welcome to Waco, Uzin Utz,” said City of Waco Mayor, Dillon Meek.
McLennan County Judge Scott Felton stated, “Uzin Utz recognizes that Waco and McLennan County are not only a great place to put a manufacturing company, but also an excellent place to establish its R&D program. Having Baylor University, MCC, and TSTC, as well as the BRIC, calling Waco their home, our business community can benefit from a business relationship with those entities to boost their R&D efforts.”