SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

August 22, 2007 09:01 ET

Grassroot Industrial Plant Construction Starts in Texas Scheduled to Reach $2.5 Billion During Second Half of 2007, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - August 22, 2007) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Texas is home to more than 2,576 operational industrial plants, which is about 57% of the 4,480 plants located in the Southwest Market Region (Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas). Texas offers some of the country's largest ports and terminals, an established pipeline system for natural gas and refined products, as well as many other industrial friendly advantages. These features have attracted industrial firms to evaluate construction of an additional 34 grassroot plants in the state during the remainder of 2007. These new plants equal a combined total investment value (TIV) of over $2.5 billion, representing over 67% of the total grassroot plant construction planned in the Southwest during the last months of the year.

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