SOURCE: Hannibal Industries, Inc.

Hannibal Industries, Inc.

July 06, 2015 12:45 ET

Hannibal Industries Breaks Ground to Expand Massive Houston Manufacturing Facility

Large U.S. Pallet Rack Manufacturer Adding 42,000 Square Feet to Houston Facility as Part of Southern Expansion

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 6, 2015) - Hannibal Industries, Inc., a major U.S. manufacturer of pallet rack, today announced it is breaking ground on a 42,000-square-foot addition to its Hannibal South manufacturing center on 10.5 acres in Houston's booming industrial area.

The employee-owned company headquartered in Los Angeles announced expanding its manufacturing and distribution operations to Houston earlier this year. Construction is now underway to enlarge the existing 110,000-square-foot facility at 6501 Bingle Road to house a new state-of-the-art powder-coating production line, an environmental room and additional office space. 

According to Steve Rogers, Hannibal's vice president, "Hannibal Industries' customer base in the South East has grown, and the company has been shipping more and more racking from Los Angeles to the region. The company's management team felt it was time to expand in an effort to provide our customers with a National presence that will meet their growing needs."

The Hannibal South facility in Houston will offer their full range of racking products to serve the Eastern U.S. markets. An official grand opening of the entire facility will be held early next year following the latest construction.

Hannibal Industries provides storage solutions to the food and beverage, home improvement, warehouse distribution, manufacturing, cold storage distribution, retail, archive storage, automotive and Third-Party Logistics Providers (3PL). The company works closely with system integrators, consultants and forklift suppliers to offer innovative solutions.

Additional information on Hannibal Industries is available at http://www.hannibalrack.com, on Twitter @HannibalRack, on the HannibalRack YouTube channel and on LinkedIn. 

About Hannibal Industries, Inc.
Hannibal Industries, Inc., headquartered in the Los Angeles metro area, is a pallet rack and steel tube manufacturer with a diverse product line that enables the company to provide material handling products to the most massive operations in the world. This employee-owned company is the largest U.S. manufacturer of steel pallet rack west of the Mississippi River.

The company's industry leading product offering includes TubeRack, Metalsistem, Structural Pallet Rack, Roll-Formed Selective Pallet Rack, Hybrid Systems, Cantilever Systems, Pushback Systems, Pallet Flow Systems, Case Flow Systems and Drive-In Systems. Engineering and design services offered by the company include: system design; seismic engineering; permit administration; in-house installation and custom fabrication. A true innovator, Hannibal Industries was awarded a patent in 2006 for a pallet rack system adjustable safety restraint, and currently has a patent pending for its TubeRack. For additional information, visit www.hannibalrack.com.

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