Rendering of new Renishaw headquarters in North AmericaClick image to enlarge

Renishaw has broken ground on its new  12,356 sq m (133,000 sq ft) facility in West Dundee, IL, which will become the company's North American headquarters. The facility is slated for completion in June 2016.

 The facility will consolidate the company’s two existing sites, with a 4,366 sq m (47,000 sq ft) area dedicated to warehousing/distribution, while the 7,990 sq m (86,000 sq ft) office portion provides additional space for corporate services staff, as well as demonstration, training and conference facilities.

The additional space includes flexible training and demonstration areas, with an open two-story exhibit hall for customer tours and product demos. The facility can also accommodate future expansion as Renishaw Inc. continues to grow.

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