The factory was generously designed and process-oriented, as is possible on a greenfield site. The general layout of the facility is shown in Fig. 1.
AmeriTex was founded in 2008 by Kevin Thompson (Fig. 2), who himself grew up in a “family of pipemakers.” He decided to realize his own production of concrete pipes and related products. Construction work began precisely one year ago. The result is a state-of-the-art plant with 26 employees – 20 of whom work in production and storage and 6 in administration and sales.
A decision like this, even if made at a time when there was no bank...