A new exterior building will allow the factory to significantly increase its production to meet the growing demand for prefabricated houses
PHOENIX – Meet the growing demand for affordable high quality prefabricated houses, Cavco Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVCO) today announced the completion of the expansion of its Palm Harbor Homes production site at Fort Worth, Texas. The new building, completed in July 2021, allows six additional stations for the production of Tape and Texture (T&T) walls in the main facility building and adds 22,400 square feet for frame construction, frame painting, floor construction and decking. The expansion responds to a major market shift based on consumer demand for striped and textured walls.
“The timing of this expansion of our production footprint couldn’t be better,” said Bill Boor, President and CEO of Cavco Industries. âAt a time when demand for our homes is very high, we will now be able to build more with improved capacity to meet changing customer trends. Increasing production capacity, improving working conditions and updating our homes are essential to keep pace with current demand, and this addition ticks all the boxes to help us get there. “
In recent years, the manufactured home industry has seen customer demand for home production of tapes and textures increase. This expansion provides the basis to enable a significant increase in strip and texture production in the facility by adding six stations to the production line for T&T – as well as including the time required for floor tiles laid down. hand. From a logistics standpoint, this will also allow the wall assembly, raw wire, back panel and cabinet assembly to be favorably finished before the roof is installed – and two additional line rollers for the time of T&T drying.
âThese six additional stations for traditional strip and textured walls and ceilings will be a real game-changer to address inefficiencies and improve our overall working environment for our team members,â said Eric Fletemeyer, Managing Director of Cavco Fort Worth Palm Harbor Houses factory. âOur factory will benefit from increased production, less rework, improved drying times, fewer delays and fewer defects – all helping to create a highly efficient and employee-friendly workplace. , we are actively recruiting for all construction positions to fill these new constructions and hold regular open houses to work with anyone seeking employment within our home construction team. “
Construction and architecture of walks (https://parkwayconstruction.com) provided integrated design-build services for this expansion project. For more information on Cavco Industries, visit cavco.com; for Palm Harbor Homes, visit palmharbor.com. For more employment information, visit careers.cavco.com.
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About Cavco Industries, Inc.
Cavco Industries, Inc., headquartered at Phoenix, Arizona, designs and manufactures prefabricated housing products primarily distributed through a network of independent and company-owned retailers. We are one of the largest manufacturers of prefabricated houses in United States, based on wholesale shipments reported and marketed under various brands including Cavco, Fleetwood, Palm Harbor, Fairmont, Friendship, Chariot Eagle and Destiny. We are also a leading producer of model park recreational vehicles, vacation cottages and commercial structures built on systems, as well as modular homes. the financial subsidiary of Cavco, CountryPlace mortgage, is an approved Fannie Mae and Freddie mac salesperson / repairer and a Ginnie Mae Mortgage-backed securities issuer that offers conforming mortgages, non-conforming mortgages and real estate loans only to buyers of manufactured homes. Our insurance subsidiary, Standard Casualty, provides property and casualty insurance to owners of manufactured homes. Additional information about Cavco can be found at https://www.cavco.com.
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