True Value unveiled new, modern upgrades to its True Value Manufacturing facility in Cary, Illinois last month.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the launch of a new paint-filling and packaging line, which True Value said will significantly increase the plant's ability to fill latex architectural paints up to 90 gallons per minute. It was attended by by True Value executives and Mark Kownick, mayor of the Village of Cary.
The factory is one of the largest state-of-the-art facilities in North America, comprising over 600,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space.
It has been located in Cary since 1976, and produces a range of products, including oil and latex paints, stains, cleaning chemicals, aerosols and paint applicators.
True Value said the new technology directly supports the upcoming launch of its ultra-premium pain line, EasyCare Limitless, emphasising its ultimate washable technology, a one-coat coverage guarantee and Scuff Armour technology.
“In recent years, True Value has made significant operational investments like these to continue bringing best-in-class products to our retailers and their customers,” said Chris Kempa, True Value CEO. “We will continue to expand True Value Manufacturing capabilities to offer improved efficiency, additional capacity and innovative products to meet growing consumer demand in paint.”
“EasyCare Limitless sits alongside name brand interior premium paints at a lower cost for consumers,” said John Vanderpool, divisional president at True Value Manufacturing. “In today’s market, our retailers and their customers can take advantage of our manufacturing capabilities to upgrade their homes with products designed to last that won’t break the bank.”