Breaking Ground! Maruichi Stainless Tube Texas Corporation Begins Moving Dirt in Seguin, TX
15 Feb 2023
Manufacturing, News, SEDC
Maruichi Stainless Tube Texas Corporation has officially broken ground at the 33-acre site of their future 125,000 square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility situated between 8th Street and Guadalupe Street, just south of Interstate 10, within the Rio Nogales Industrial Park in Seguin, Texas. Construction of the facility is expected to begin in March. Once completed, the project will represent a total capital investment of $75 million and will result in the creation of at least 106 new jobs over a two year ramp up period.
Maruichi Stainless Tube Texas Corporation is a subsidiary of Maruichi Stainless Tube Co., LTD. which is headquartered in Shimonoseki, Japan, a group company of Maruichi Steel Tube Co, Ltd,. Since 1959, the Maruichi Stainless Tube Co., LTD has produced high-quality seamless, stainless steel pipes and tubes fabricated through the hot extrusion process and cold drawing process. Products produced by the Company are used in power plants, the chemical industry, the semiconductor industry, hydrogen gas stations, the automotive industry and for structural machinery.
“Maruichi is very excited to expand our manufacturing operations in Seguin, Texas”, said Takashi Onishi, President for Maruichi Stainless Tube Co., LTD. “Strategic location, access to a skilled workforce, and the partnership and genuine support we’ve received from the SEDC Board of Directors, the Seguin City Council, and City Staff helped solidify Maruichi’s decision to locate this project in Seguin. We look forward to contributing to the betterment of the City’s economy and becoming the newest member of the business community.”
Maruichi Stainless Tube Texas Corporation’s future Seguin facility will produce seamless stainless steel precision tube to support customers in the semiconductor industry. The demand for stainless steel precision Bright Annealed (BA) tubes used for semiconductor manufacturing is significantly increasing, due to global increase in semiconductor demand. The Seguin facility will help Maruichi further meet demand in the United States from multiple construction projects for large-scale semiconductor manufacturing plants.