Corrigan, TX – (May 31, 2018) – Production has begun at Corrigan OSB, L.L.C., the Texas subsidiary of RoyOMartin. The new oriented strand board (OSB) manufacturing facility was celebrated on May 30, 2018, with a grand-opening ceremony. Dignitaries, community partners, and others from across the region gathered to hear remarks from company leaders and take a guided plant tour.
The Corrigan facility is situated on 158 acres and has brought 165 direct jobs and more than 470 indirect jobs to east Texas. Alexandria, La.-based RoyOMartin is a major manufacturer of OSB, which is used primarily for roof and wall sheathing in residential construction. Construction of the greenfield plant in Corrigan began in July 2015, and, at full capacity, it will ship enough product by road and rail to supply OSB for approximately 70,000 U.S. homes per year.
Corrigan OSB, L.L.C. will be a licensed manufacturer of RoyOMartin-branded OSB products that may include Eclipse™ Weather Resistant Barrier, Eclipse™ Air & Moisture Barrier, Eclipse™ OSB Radiant Barrier, TuffStrand®, WindBrace®, and StructWall.
“This is a great day for east Texas,” said Roy O. Martin III, CEO of RoyOMartin. “Primarily, I want to thank the people of Corrigan and local officials for the collaborative effort that made this plant possible. We look forward to an enduring role as an active and committed member of the community.”
To view the full press release regarding the grand opening of Corrigan OSB, click here.