TRUE VALUE MANUFACTURING ANNOUNCES FACILITY AUTOMATION
March 7, 2023
New High Speed Filling Line Increases Capacity to Meet Growing Customer Demand
MARCH 7, 2023 – Today, True Value unveiled new, modern upgrades to its True Value Manufacturing facility at a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by True Value executives and Mark Kownick, Mayor of the Village of Cary. The launch of the new paint-filling and packaging line will significantly increase the plant’s ability to fill latex architectural paints up to 90 gallons per minute.
“In recent years, True Value has made significant operational investments like these to continue bringing best-in-class products to our retailers and their customers,” said Chris Kempa, True Value CEO. “We will continue to expand True Value Manufacturing capabilities to offer improved efficiency, additional capacity and innovative products to meet growing consumer demand in paint.”
The new technology directly supports the upcoming launch of the company’s ultra-premium paint line, EasyCare Limitless. With the ultimate washable technology, a one-coat coverage guarantee, and Scuff Armour technology, EasyCare Limitless is designed to keep interiors looking great for years.
“EasyCare Limitless sits alongside name brand interior premium paints at a lower cost for consumers,” said John Vanderpool, Divisional President at True Value Manufacturing. “In today’s market, our retailers and their customers can take advantage of our manufacturing capabilities to upgrade their homes with products designed to last that won’t break the bank.”
True Value operates one of the largest state-of-the-art facilities in North America, with over 600,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space. The facility produces a range of products, including oil and latex paints, stains, cleaning chemicals, aerosols and paint applicators. Located in Cary, IL since 1976, True Value Manufacturing remains committed to providing high-quality products and services to its customers.
About True Value Company
True Value Company, headquartered in Chicago, is one of the world’s leading hardlines wholesalers with a globally recognized brand and 75 years of experience serving independent hardware retailers. True Value Company provides its customers in over 60 countries an expansive product set of market-customized assortments at highly competitive prices, superior product availability, innovative marketing programs and a la carte value-added services like eCommerce ship-to-store, store remodel support and True Value University, all within a flexible model that requires no membership. With 13 regional distribution centers, and approximately 2,500 associates serving over 4,500 stores, True Value Company celebrates independence and drives retail excellence across the U.S. and internationally. Learn more at www.TrueValueCompany.com.
Nadia Hill, Communications Manager