WACO, TX — Merrick Engineering, Inc. is moving it's corporate headquarters into Waco!
Merrick Engineering, Inc. is a manufacturer of plastic and injection molded consumer products. They are relocating from Corona, CA to Waco.
The move will include the construction of a new 400,000 square-foot manufacturing and distribution facility along with the corporate offices. The company has received local support for the project, which will add jobs, bring new investment and retain the company’s existing presence and workforce in Waco and Central Texas.
“We are very excited for Merrick’s new expansion and the opportunity the city of Waco has provided us to grow once more,” said Ali Jawady, operations manager for Merrick Engineering. “This is a great example of a partnership between our business and the city of Waco in which we will bring more jobs to the community and gives us, Merrick, a chance for further growth in business. We would like to thank the Waco City Council, McLennan County Commissioners, the Waco Chamber of Commerce, and everyone else involved to facilitate this expansion.”
Merrick’s project represents a $33 million investment, which includes the construction of a 400,000 square-foot manufacturing facility and new equipment on a 71-acre parcel in Texas Central Park that Merrick will acquire from the Waco Industrial Foundation.
Construction will commence in 2020 and is expected to be completed by year end 2021. With the expansion, Merrick will retain its existing workforce of 150 employees and create 20 new positions. Of the new positions to be created, 10 will be headquarter professionals.