Dura-Line To Invest $52M In West Texas

The expansion project will bring more than 140 new jobs to the Lubbock Business Park.

An expansion of Orbia’s Connectivity Solutions business Dura-Line will result in the investment of more than $52 million and creation of 141 full time jobs in Lubbock, Texas.

Orbia’s Dura-Line is a global manufacturer and distributor of conduit, FuturePath, and cable-in-conduit. The business delivers infrastructure solutions to transform connectivity in the telecommunications, enterprise networking, energy and transportation industries. Dura-Line will expand into the Lubbock Logistics Center II located in the Lubbock Business Park, where it will manufacture plastic conduit for fiberoptic lines.

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(Source: LEDA)

 

“We are experiencing unprecedented demand for our products. So, expanding in a strategic location with a highly skilled workforce was crucial to our business plan. Lubbock exceeds in both categories,” explained Elad Shmulevich, Vice President of Global Operations at Orbia Connectivity Solutions (Dura-Line). “The support we’ve received from the LEDA team and the Lubbock community so far has confirmed that we made the right decision.”

“The expansion of Orbia’s Dura-Line business into the Hub City is monumental for the continued growth of rural Texas,” said John Osborne, CEO and president of Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA). “Dura-Line’s production of conduit pathways for fiberoptic cables will enable the expansion of broadband connectivity to our rural communities in need, especially those in West Texas. I am proud to welcome Orbia and Dura-Line to Lubbock, as they have proven to be great corporate partners that share our West Texas values and vision for the future of this region.”

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