Gray Customer EGGER Begins Operations at First U.S. Manufacturing Facility
Gray, a fully integrated service provider specializing in engineering, design, construction, and smart manufacturing, is proud to celebrate the completion of the first U.S. manufacturing facility for EGGER, one of the world’s leading wood-based solutions suppliers. EGGER completed its first raw particleboard production on schedule, marking the start of operations at its new manufacturing facility in Lexington, North Carolina.
- LocationLexington, NC
- Square Footage815,000 s.f.
- Operational18 months
EGGER selected Gray to partner on its new operation to deliver the 815,000 s.f. facility that allows EGGER to better serve North America.
“Some two years ago, we sought out to execute a state-of-the-art facility for EGGER,” says Brian Jones, president and CEO of Gray Construction. “It is so rewarding to see this project come to life, despite the global pandemic.”
“As a milestone project for the South Atlantic region, EGGER is positively impacting the local economy,” adds Brett Goode, senior vice president of Gray South Atlantic. “We’re proud to have played a role in this monumental effort.”
The highly automated facility will produce panel products used in a variety of manufacturing items, including cabinetry, residential and commercial furniture and casework.
At peak construction, over 1,000 workers were on-site. EGGER plans to create approximately 770 jobs for the region.
Gray is a fully integrated service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, and construction services. Consistently ranked among the top 5 industrial contractors in the U.S., we focus on the following markets for domestic and international customers: Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Automotive, Distribution, Mission Critical, and Commercial.
Founded in 1960, Gray has grown to encompass a complementary family of brands designed to augment and enhance each other’s specialized capabilities without gaps or redundancies. Our robust offering—which includes strategy, operational improvements, construction, extensive engineering, automation & controls, and equipment manufacturing—enables us to create one-of-a-kind solutions at the highest levels of customization, delivering unmatched precision and partnership to some of the world’s most sophisticated organizations.