Window manufacturer invests $121 million to build new production facility in Texas 

Window manufacturer invests $121 million to build new production facility in Texas 

June 21, 2024
The company received a $3,150,000 Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant as well as a $15,000 Veteran Created Job Bonus. 

Crystal Window and Door Systems TX, LTD has announced plans to build an advanced manufacturing facility in Mansfield, Texas. The company, which manufactures vinyl and aluminum windows and high-end fenestration systems, will invest $121 million into the project, creating 504 new jobs for the surrounding area. To help support the project, the company received a $3,150,000 Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant as well as a $15,000 Veteran Created Job Bonus. 

What people are saying

In a recent quote, Crystal Chairman and Founder Thomas Chen said, “I started this company in 1990 with a small commercial operation in New York City, and with focus, determination, and a lot of hard work with dedicated employees, Crystal is now a national manufacturer with five major production facilities across the country. Our products are used in some of the most notable buildings throughout the nation, and I am thrilled to bring our expertise to the great state of Texas.” 

Crystal President Steve Chen added, “Crystal is excited to join the incredible growth in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metro region with a new regional headquarters and production facility. The company has a strong track record of success, with over three decades of growth and expansion. Crystal is looking forward to contributing to the Texas economy by adding good-paying jobs, supplying local builders, contractors, and developers with quality products, and engaging local material and service providers.” 

Manufacturers investing in Texas

Greif to open new bulk corrugated manufacturing facility in Texas 
The new plant will make triple wall sheets and jumbo boxes.

Samsung to receive $6.4 billion from the CHIPS and Science Act to establish semiconductor ecosystem in Texas 
This funding will complement Samsung’s investment of $40 billion into its existing hub in Texas, which would create 20,000 new jobs in the coming years.

Eastman to use $375 million grant from DOE to build second molecular recycling facility in Texas 
Eastman’s next-generation molecular recycling unit to depolymerize waste, and a polymer facility to create virgin-quality materials for packaging and textiles.

Investing in American manufacturing in 2024

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About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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