According to MAPEI, a recent expansion of its Garland, TX, facility was “in response to increased levels of demand from customers,” said Rainer Blair, president and ceo of MAPEI Americas
He further noted, “Our Garland facility had been working near its capacity, and we feel this expansion is a step in the right direction for the future of MAPEI and our customers.”

Dr. Giorgio Squinzi (left), MAPEI Group ceo, and Garland Mayor Ronald Jones, cut the ribbon signifying the opening of MAPEI’s Garland plant expansion.


MAPEI's recent plant expansion doubled the size of its Garland, TX, facility.

According to MAPEI, a recent expansion of its Garland, TX, facility was “in response to increased levels of demand from customers,” said Rainer Blair, president and ceo of MAPEI Americas

He further noted, “Our Garland facility had been working near its capacity, and we feel this expansion is a step in the right direction for the future of MAPEI and our customers.”

To celebrate the completion of the construction, MAPEI threw a Texas-sized party. Customers, vendors, employees, civic dignitaries and visitors from MAPEI headquarters in Italy joined in the festivities. MAPEI Group ceo Dr. Giorgio Squinzi and Garland Mayor Ronald Jones joined in the ribbon-cutting ceremony after commemorative speeches. “Garland has been ranked one of the Top 100 places to live, and we are happy to have MAPEI as one of our corporate citizens,” Mayor Jones said. “It’s exciting to see one of our hometown businesses growing and continuing its success.”

Once the ribbon had been cut, guests enjoyed a luncheon followed by tours of the plant. The new expansion provided more room for the warehousing and shipping departments.