The Manufacturer of the Year – Three Plants or Less was awarded to Oak Creek Homes.

Founded in 1971 in Pasadena, Texas, by Buck Teeter, American Homestar Corporation (AHC) specializes in constructing factory-built homes. Today, Buck Teeter, the CEO, and his son Dwayne, President and COO, lead the organization, along with 800 employees who jointly own the company. AHC offers a wide range of factory-built homes and commercial buildings, ranging from entry level to those with luxury features and appliances throughout. The company is vertically integrated and handles everything from building to selling, financing, and insuring the homes. AHC is renowned for its innovative product lines, offering a wide range of quality structures and expertise in catering to the diverse preferences and budgets of its residential and commercial customers. Flip through the company’s history here:

American Homestar Corporation operates two manufacturing facilities in North Texas, both offering ENERGY STAR® certification. The first is in Ft. Worth. Oak Creek homes of Ft. Worth (OCH) has been operating as an AHC production facility since 1993. With a track record of more than 27,500 homes built to date, the facility has established itself as a leading manufacturer of high-quality homes. Spanning across an area of 150,000 square feet, the facility has recently undergone a $2 million investment to increase its production capacity. As a result, it is now equipped to manufacture up to 35 floors every week, across both the manufactured (HUD) and modular classifications.

Oak Creek Homes of Ft. Worth (OCH) holds a unique distinction as the only factory in Texas that is licensed to construct residential HUD, residential and commercial modular, DI (coastal modular), oil field buildings, and now tiny homes. In addition, OCH specializes in the construction of both temporary and permanent housing for the United States government. This wide-ranging expertise and licensing allow OCH to offer an extensive portfolio of solutions. The second Oak Creek Homes manufacturing facility is in Lancaster, Texas. Oak Creek Homes of Lancaster has been operating its Lancaster facility since 1992, playing a vital role in the company’s manufacturing operations. The facility offers a wide range of homes for homebuyers and manufactured home communities, as well as commercial buildings suitable for lodging, office spaces, or energy sector rig units. Additionally, the facility specializes in constructing both temporary and permanent housing for the United States government. Oak Creek Homes of Lancaster is one of the largest and most modern manufacturing facilities in the U.S. It has built more than 40,600 high-quality HUD homes as well as thousands of coded and non-coded commercial units. Oak Creek homes are built strong and heavier with more wood, lumber, and materials than their competitors. Oak Creek homes have been documented to withstand tornadoes and even back-to-back hurricanes.

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