Press Release: ParexLahabra Opens New Manufacturing Facility in New Mexico

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ParexLahabra Opens New Manufacturing Facility in New Mexico


Anaheim, CA — October 13, 2009 - ParexLahabra, the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex, LaHabra, El Rey Stucco, Teifs, MerKrete and MerKo, today announced the opening of their newest manufacturing facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


The new dry materials plant located at, 4100 1/2 Broadway SE, features a new Eirich automated mixer which is more efficient than older manual mixing processes. The new machinery delivers more accurate dosing, producing a more consistent product and has reduced mixing time from twenty to thirty minutes to three to five minutes with a significant amount of saved energy. The reduction in time has increased production efficiency by five hundred percent. This translates into quality products that are delivered to the customer in less time using less energy. Finished products are stacked on pallets by a robotic arm, allowing faster palletizing of products and eliminating possible back injuries to our employees.


"The environment was a concern in the construction of our new plant", said Dave Leach, Central Region Operations Manager for ParexLahabra. "This new facility uses an energy savings air compressor and ties dust collection into the entire dosing and mixing process. The process eliminates dust released to the atmosphere both inside and outside the plant and is more environmentally friendly".



About Parex USA

Parex USA, Inc., a California Corporation, is the parent company to brands that offer a wide range of innovative façade and flooring solutions. Its brands include Parex, LaHabra Stucco, Merkrete, Teifs, El Rey Stucco, Merlex Stucco, Variance Finishes, and Vero-Rialto. It is a subsidiary of the ParexGroup, S.A., one of the world's leading manufacturers of specialty solutions for the construction industry. ParexGroup spans 22 countries, employing 4,000 professionals across 66 manufacturing facilities and 9 R&D centers. To learn more about Parex USA, Inc., please visit



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