K&N Engineering announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility and warehouse in Grand Prairie, Texas, which it says now serves as the company’s primary manufacturing and distribution center for the company’s global consumer demand.
The state-of-the-art facility covers over 500,000 square feet and 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 company says.
The new plant will also be equipped for manufacturing the company’s growing demand for HVAC home air filters and industrial filters for data centers. Additionally, the expansive warehouse has a capacity of over 15,000 pallet locations and will allow K&N to better serve customers with faster and more efficient delivery times.
“We are thrilled to announce that our Grand Prairie facility is fully operational, this facility is World Class in Technology and in Team” said 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,” said CEO Randy Bays.\
For more information, visit www.knfilters.com.