Houston's Pileco Inc. Makes Business News as Parent Company BAUER Maschinen Boasts Plans for Increasing US Manufacturing

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As the Company Breaks Ground in Conroe, Attention Turns to New Manufacturing Facility Set to Assume Manufacturing of Equipment Currently Shipped from Germany and China.

As word of the new state of the art facility global foundation equipment company BAUER Maschinen plans for the Conroe area with its subsidiary and exclusive provider of BAUER products in the western hemisphere, Pileco Inc., media interest peaked.

Amid growth and office expansion in Houston, Panama, California and Florida, it is the Conroe project that has BAUER and Pileco executives alike most excited. And the local media wasted no time spotlighting the development plans, with articles featuring the company and new Conroe facility appearing in both the Houston Chronicle and Houston Business Journal June 27.

The new development will not only contain new corporate offices but also a manufacturing facility, in order to begin manufacturing much of the equipment currently shipped from Germany and China.

"We believe that this partnership has been significant for both BAUER and Pileco. We have distributed the quality BAUER equipment for many years, but to now bring the manufacturing of this superior ingenuity to Texas is something for which we are very proud," said Pileco President George Smith.

According to Pileco Chief Operating Officer Don Mangum, the new facility will require hundreds of new employees and enable domestic clients to more rapidly obtain equipment they need and custom fabrication they require.

The Houston Chronicle article featured a drawing of the new manufacturing facility, which will sit on nearly 80 acres in the Conroe Industrial Park. Both journals reported that construction of the 200,000-square-foot facility designed by Houston-based KDW will begin in July. The first phase of several is scheduled to be complete July of 2009.

Pileco, which is best known for its technological advances and innovation in diesel and hydraulic hammers is also the master distributor of Vulcan, IHC, RTG and MAT throughout the northeastern United States and Mexico.

Expanding work in custom-design fabrication, Pileco Inc. continues, after 40 years in the industry, to simplify the job of machine operators and meet changing industry demands. They offer an expansive line of pile driving and drilling equipment and accessories, along with industry expert knowledge and worldwide service and support.

Parent company, BAUER Maschinen GmbH has since the late 1700s been rooted in Germany and is based in Schrobenhausen. They and the BAUER group of companies are global leaders in the foundation equipment industry.

To learn more about the extensive product line, custom design fabrication and customer support options Pileco offers, log onto http://www.pileco.com or call (800) 474-5326. Look for a new website design in the coming months.


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