Signode Opens Global Flagship Facility in Illinois
As a global manufacturer of innovative packaging and warehouse automation solutions, Signode moved its APT operations from Glenview to Roselle. The new plant encompasses the manufacture of a broad portfolio of equipment and houses divisional management, sales, customer support, marketing, product management, innovation, research and development, service engineering. application, operations and reliability services.
“This facility is well suited to support the APT team now and for years to come,” said Eric Christensen, group president at Signode. “As an industry leader in transit packaging, our capabilities and services extend beyond product offerings. This new space will allow us to better innovate and meet our customers’ needs for automation and optimized packaging solutions.
In addition to manufacturing and office space, over 100,000 square feet is dedicated to a new customer experience center that will include meeting space, a showroom for product demonstrations, a certified test lab to optimize packaging designs and a training space for Signode’s reliability services. team of field service technicians as well as customer partners and other employees.
“We aspire to maximize every customer’s investment in packaging, and this new Experience Center will help us meet that standard,” said Mike Stein, vice president, sales, marketing and product management of Signode.