C.R. Laurence has completed the expansion of its U.S. Aluminum division headquartered in Waxahachie, Texas.

According to the company, “the renovated facility will enhance production and distribution processes resulting in greater stock inventories, reduced lead times, and improved customer support.”

USAL-WAX-INTThe newly expanded building spans 350,000 square-feet and doubles the size of the previous building.

“Waxahachie is very pleased that U.S. Aluminum has chosen our city to expand its current operation,” says Kevin Strength, mayor of Waxahachie, in a statement. “Not only is this company a great community partner, they also create jobs and contribute to the health of the economic cycle. We are proud to call U.S. Aluminum our neighbor and wish them continued growth and success.”

Adds Lloyd Talbert, president of C.R. Laurence, “Expanding the U.S. Aluminum footprint in Waxahachie aligns with our long-term growth strategy, and will have an immediate positive impact on production and customer service. This significant overhaul speaks to our confidence in, and success of, the U.S. Aluminum brand.”

U.S. Aluminum president Gerald Hendrick and vice president of operations Patrick Lowrey will oversee the day-to-day management of the revamped facility, according to the company.