Italian tile maker expanding Loudon plant, adding 40 jobs

Apr 22, 2016 889

Del Conca USA said Monday that it would spend $30 million to expand its porcelian-tile manufacturing operation in Loudon, adding 40 jobs. The Italian manufacturer built a new facility in the Sugarlimb Industrial Park that opened in 2014, with employment of about 175 workers planned. The expansion will add two production lines to make larger tiles for the U.S. market, according to an announcement.

The current Del Conca plant encompasses 320,000 square feet, and is designed to produce up to 30 million square feet of porcelain ceramic tile. With the original construction, Del Conca installed $30 million worth of state-of-the-art Italian tile production equipment.

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