Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), the provider of Jungheinrich® lift trucks and narrow aisle products in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and Jungheinrich® Lift Truck Corp., has announced a joint venture to form Industrial Components of Texas, LLC (ICOTEX), a new company that will manufacture industrial components. MCFA will be the primary customer, using ICOTEX components in the forklift production process at MCFA’s Houston manufacturing plant.
Construction of a dedicated ICOTEX 71,000-square-foot facility is underway in Conroe, Texas and is scheduled to open in late summer of 2017. ICOTEX will be recruiting approximately 80 new employees and will eventually produce over 600 different types of components at the state-of-the-art site.
“ICOTEX is a strategic opportunity for MCFA and Jungheinrich to strengthen