K&N Engineering announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility and warehouse in Grand Prairie, Texas. The new facility now serves as the company's primary manufacturing and distribution center for the company's global consumer demand.
The facility covers over 500,000 square feet and has a capacity of over 15,000 pallet locations. It is equipped with the latest technology in manufacturing and distribution equipment, and currently manufactures over 5,000-part numbers within the K&N catalog, including premium engine air filters and air intake systems.
The new plant will also be equipped for manufacturing the company's demand for HVAC home air filters and industrial filters for data centers.
"We are thrilled to announce that our Grand Prairie facility is fully operational, this facility is World Class in Technology and in Team" says Humberto Mare, vice president of manufacturing for K&N Engineering.
"This facility will enable us to increase our production capacity and meet the growing demand for our products. Additionally, we are proud to create over 300 jobs in the area and support the local economy."
"At K&N, we're proud to be an American-made company, and our commitment to quality, craftsmanship and innovation is reflected in every product that comes out of our new Grand Prairie facility," says Randy Bays, chief executive officer.