Signode, a global manufacturer of innovative packaging and warehouse automation solutions, has announced the opening of a global flagship facility for its Automation and Packaging Technologies (APT) platform. The 360,000 square foot facility is located at 1600 Central Avenue in Roselle, Illinois. The organization will relocate its APT operations which are currently based in Glenview, Illinois.
The new facility will encompass the manufacturing of a broad portfolio of equipment and will also include a world-class Customer Experience Center. The facility will also house division leadership, sales, customer support, marketing, product management, innovation, research and development, application engineering, operations and reliability services. .
The new 100,000-square-foot customer experience center will feature meeting space, a showroom for product demonstrations, a certified test lab to optimize packaging designs, and training space for product demonstrations. customers and Signode employees.
“We are very excited that Signode is joining the Roselle business community and we look forward to seeing the value our community can bring as a new home for its APT Headquarters,” said Roselle Mayor David Pileski. “Forging strong partnerships with companies like Signode is important to us to ensure that our business districts are vibrant and evolving to meet the needs of the 21st century. “
“We look forward to the growth opportunities that this new flagship Signode facility will bring to our APT team members,” said Byron J. Paul, President of the Signode Group. “The facility is well suited to meet our growth needs in innovation and manufacturing. It will house our new Customer Experience Center to showcase our capabilities and wide range of solutions, while providing our employees with a modern office environment and manufacturing facility.
“We are in the process of mobilizing the factory refurbishment to install the necessary infrastructure for our manufacturing operations and make our customer experience center vision a reality,” said Eric Christensen, senior vice president of technology packaging, Signode. “We expect to complete the move to our new facilities in the first half of 2022.”
Further information on the timeline for the transition to the new space will be shared as details become available.
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Signode is the more than $ 2 billion global transportation packaging division of Crown Holdings, Inc., with more than 95 manufacturing facilities and 7,000 employees worldwide. The breadth and depth of Signode’s experience and product portfolio enables the company to offer the resources, scope and vision to provide transit packaging solutions for smaller local customers to largest global customers. For more information, visit signode.com.