The Gadberry Group ranked Katy, Texas number 1 in its 2010 list of the ten most notable high-growth areas in the United States. The Gadberry Group provides location intelligence services and data for the world’s top retail brands. Texas captured four slots. The other three top Texas locations are Haslet, Keller, and Frisco. According to Gadberry Group principal Larry Martin, “Katy topped the list with an 8.71% increase in households from 2009 to 2010.”
Igloo Products Corporation
777 Igloo Road
Katy, Texas 77494
The Igloo Worldwide Headquarters, Factory Outlet Store, Manufacturing, Warehousing, and office facilities are all at this location. Almost three in every four U.S. households owns an Igloo Cooler – with totes, lunch bags, bottles, and larger options, Igloo’s got you covered!
Since 1947 Igloo Corporation has been producing beverage coolers. It is the #1 cooler manufacturer worldwide and the leading supplier of beverage coolers for worksite hydration. It is also the the leading supplier in the Marine channel with its Giant Sea Chest, a 155-quart plastic cooler.
In October 2008, J.H. Whitney & Company, a private equity firm, acquired Igloo Products Corporation. Katy, Texas is currently home to Igloo’s worldwide headquarters with 850 employees working in a 1.4 million square foot facility. They carry over 500 different products and are constantly adding more to the line.