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Article from the Houston Chronicle featuring the new 497-acre Daikin manufacturing plant in Houston, TX.

By Chris Tomlinson | July 2, 2015 | Updated: July 3, 2015 9:31pm

If you want to see the future of American manufacturing, take a drive up to Cypress Creek on U.S. 290 and look for the concrete walls rising out of the mud.

While other companies are offshoring engineering services to India and product assembly to Mexico, Japanese industrial giant Daikin is building a $417 million facility on a 497-acre campus in northwest Harris County, where its Goodman Manufacturing subsidiary will design and build heating and air-conditioning units for North America.

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