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Manufactured Housing Component Supplier puts Project on Hold

June 19th, 2013 Comments off

As follow-up to a story MHProNews posted Feb. 27, 2013 concerning Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI) taking over a former manufactured housing facility in Silverton, Ore., city officials now say UFPI has put those plans on hold. Silverton City Manager Bob Willoughby says the 126,000 square-foot building, once occupied by Redmond Homes, was set to combine UFPI’s operations in McMinnville and Woodburn, Ore. As statesmanjournal reports, the project has been delayed indefinitely, and calls to the company did not elicit a response. UFPI, a major component supplier to the manufactured housing industry, had filed an application with the town’s planning commission that would have created 100 jobs.

(Photo credit: Universal Forest Products, Inc.)

MH Component Supplier to take over former MH Plant

February 27th, 2013 Comments off

As statesmanjournal informs MHProNews, the Silverton (Ore.) Planning Commission voted to approve an application by Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI) to move into the former Champion Homes’ Redman Housing facility in the city’s industrial park. The wood-product manufacturing plant would consolidate operations now being conducted at nearby Woodburn and McMinnville, and would employ 100 people once the plant is readied for production, likely by the fall. Based in Grand Rapids, Mich., UFPI met with nearby residents and city staff members in Dec. 2012 before submitting its application Jan. 18. The building has sat empty for five years. Universal is a component supplier to the manufactured housing industry.

(Photo credit: Universal Forest Products, Inc.)

Patrick Acquires Décor

March 5th, 2012 Comments off

According to InsideIndianaBusiness, MH component manufacturer Patrick Industries, Inc. of Elkhart, Indiana has acquired Décor Mfg LLC for $4.4 million. Todd Cleveland, president and CEO of Patrick, says of the Tualatin, Oregon company: “The Oregon market is significant in terms of RV market potential as it relates to overall Northwestern United States RV production levels, and we estimate it to be the second largest RV producing geographic sector outside of the Midwest.” Patrick funded the acquisition by issuing 100,000 shares of common stock and tapping into their revolving line of credit. Décor, which will retain its name, makes high pressure laminate and wrapping for the northwestern U.S. RV market, and expects revenues for 2012 of $17 million. Patrick operates a laminate production and distribution facility in nearby Woodburn, OR providing counter-tops and wrapped products to the manufactured housing and RV markets. MHProNews.com has learned Patrick’s other products include cabinetry, decorative vinyl moldings and panels, interior passage doors, and slotwall components, in addition to other building products with locations in 12 states. Patrick Ind. stock gained 1.24 percent in today’s trading.

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