FedEx Freight has announced a new 78,000 square foot distribution center in Conroe Park North. The center will create 96 full-time jobs and more than 30 part-time jobs when it opens at the end of 2018.  According to a statement from the company, the site was chosen because of its ease of access to major highways, proximity to customers, and a strong local community workforce.

Bauer-Pileco is a provider of foundation equipment and support to the foundation construction industry.  The company is building a 78,774 square foot facility in Conroe Park North for the company’s new North American headquarters. The new location will have three stories of office, warehouse, and service building space. Construction at the 18.6 acre site is underway with completion estimated for the second quarter of 2018.

Memstar USA, part of Citic Environmental, a China-based company that makes reverse osmosis membrane equipment used in water treatment facilities and desalination plants, is building a manufacturing plant in Conroe Park North. When complete in the first quarter of 2018, the plant will employ 35 people and up to 80 at full ramp.

Airgas is under construction on a 15,000 square foot warehouse/shop facility in Conroe Park North that will employ 15 people to service customers in the area.

Galdisa USA, Inc. is an affiliate of Galdisa Mexico dedicated to the commercialization of nuts, dried fruits, and spices for the US food industry. The company specializes in supplying peanuts, pumpkin seeds, hibiscus flower, broad beans, and chickpeas. Gladisa USA is building a new 46,000 square foot peanut processing facility on Pollok Drive in Conroe Park North. The plant is scheduled to be finished in January 2018 and fully operational in March 2018.

ICOTEX (Industrial Components of Texas, LLC) has opened its new 71,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution center in Conroe Park North. The plant is a joint venture between Germany-based Jungheinrich Lift Truck Corp and Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. Parts and components for Mitsubishi’s forklift trucks and Jungheinrich’s warehouse equipment are being made at the plant. Once built, the parts are trucked to Mitsubishi’s forklift plant in Houston. At the current time, only about 20 people work in the plant. As production increases, about 80 people are expected to be hired to work in the facility. The production and employee increase are both expected to take place within a year.