RM Lucas has acquired property that will serve as its new headquarters office, research and development facility and manufacturing plant. The new facility is located at 12400 S. Laramie Ave., Alsip, Illinois.
The location has frontage on Interstate 294 that circles Chicago and provides easy access for shipping and receiving to all points in North America.
The new 92,000 sq. ft. facility features 12,000 ft. of offices, 5,000 ft. of research and development space and 75,000 ft. of warehouse and manufacturing. New state-of-the art mixing, filling and laboratory testing equipment will be installed in the new facility.
Production is scheduled to start up in late 2015. This facility will replace a smaller sealants plant opened in 2013. The Chicago plant will continue operations with expanded capacity for asphalt products.
R.M. Lucas Co is 103 year established manufacturer of premium coatings, sealants and adhesives for the professional contractor. Dedication to innovation, quality and service have allowed for another physical expansion of our production facilities – the third in the last six years.
“We extend our thanks and gratitude to our customers and suppliers who have made this possible and with whom we hope for continued success,” stated Robert Barry, president of RM Lucas.