2014-03-06 18:40:01 - Interroll announces opening of new Regional Center of Excellence in Hiram, Georgia, marking a new era in logistics automation and support
Sant’Antonino – Switzerland, Hiram - GA, USA, March 6, 2014. Interroll, a worldwide provider of key products and solutions for internal logistics, is opening its all-new, 100,000 sq. ft. Regional Center of Excellence in Hiram, Georgia, on March 16, 2014, marking a new era in logistics automation and support. This state-of-the-art facility will manufacture dynamic storage, modules and subsystems that will drive operations in distribution facilities throughout the Americas. Initially, the facility will employ 40 people in the Hiram area with the total approaching 100 employees.
Interroll‘s new facility will serve customers, including Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, Procter & Gamble, Amazon.com, Inc; UPS and Frito-Lay, with market-focused product lines and engineering support. With direct access to Atlanta’s international airport and Savannah seaports,
the Interroll Hiram Regional Center of Excellence is positioned to quickly respond to customers and meet just-in-time inventory requirements.
“Interroll is extremely proud of its new manufacturing and showroom facility, which will make Interroll even faster and more flexible in serving customers throughout North and South America,” said Tim McGill, Executive Vice President Americas of Interroll. “The investment reinforces our commitment to this key strategic market and will enhance overall customer satisfaction for all of our key customer groups.”
Interroll started its activities in the U.S. market in Port Washington, NY, in 1968. In 1990 the company shifted its production facility for rollers, RollerDrives and drum motors to Wilmington, North Carolina. Interroll also serves the North American market with its subsidiaries in Canada and is active in the South American market with its subsidiary in São Paulo, Brazil. In June 2013, Interroll acquired Portec Inc., a leading provider of belt curves in Cañon City, Colorado, enhancing Interroll’s global product range and opening up new application fields for its customers worldwide.
“Interroll’s commitment to bring its first U.S. manufacturing presence to metro Atlanta and Paulding County is a significant recognition of Atlanta’s worldwide logistics ranking and our superior supply chain infrastructure,” said Matthew Patterson, director of supply chain and advanced manufacturing at the Metro Atlanta Chamber.
Interroll is present at MODEX 2014
Georgia logistics professionals should be sure to visit Interroll in booth 8117 at MODEX 2014 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center, March 17-20. Interroll staff welcome the opportunity to talk about how our Regional Center of Excellence operations will meet business requirements with exceptional quality, efficiency and service.
Contact in the US:
Interroll Atlanta LLC
159 Corporate Drive North │ Hiram, GA 30141 │ U.S.A.
+1 (855) 869-1828
Contact in Switzerland:
Interroll (Schweiz) AG
Head of PR and Investor Relations
Via Gorelle 3 │ 6592 Sant'Antonino │ Switzerland
+41 91 850 25 21
Interroll Group is a worldwide leading producer of high-quality key products and services for internal logistics. The company offers a broad product range in the four product groups “rollers”, “drives”, “conveyors & sorters” and “pallet & carton flow” to around 23,000 customers around the world. Core industries are courier, parcel and postal services, airports, food processing industry as well as distribution centers. Customers are amongst others well-known global brands such as Amazon, Bosch, Coca-Cola, Coop, DHL, FedEx, Peugeot, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Siemens, Walmart or Yamaha. Interroll is engaged in global research projects for logistics efficiency and is actively supporting industry associations in developing standards. Headquartered in Sant’Antonino, Switzerland, Interroll operates a worldwide network of 31 companies with 1.600 employees. Interroll Group recorded sales of CHF 307.2 million in 2012. The company was founded 1959. Since 1997, Interroll Group is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and included in the SPI index.