Renishaw Expands North American Operations with New HQ in Illinois

Metrology company Renishaw has announced it is moving its North American headquarters to a new office and warehouse facility in West Dundee, Illinois. The company states the change of headquarters to a larger, multipurpose facility signals the company’s intentions to grow within the North American market.

The new space, a two-story building covers 133,000 square feet and will contain a new office space for the headquarters, as well as a warehouse and distribution facility. The new HQ will also house Renishaw’s new U.S. Additive Manufacturing Solutions Center, geared towards the advancement of additive manufacturing. The new center, which will be a part of Renishaw’s growing global network of Solutions Centers, it is expecting to open.

The Solutions Centre, which will provide businesses with the space and resources necessary for exploring the adoption and integration of 3D printing technologies, is one of Renishaw’s biggest focuses. As Sir David McMurtry, Chairman and CEO of Renishaw explained, “We can give companies cost-effective, hands-on experience of metal additive manufacturing, combined with application engineering support to optimize their design, and post-processing capabilities to ensure that it performs as it should.”

The opening of the new headquarters will be celebrated this March with a ribbon-cutting event. Renishaw states it is expecting to be completely moved in and be fully operational by October 2017.

Thee new office marks a step towards further expanding within the U.S. market. Other regional technical and sales offices throughout the country are also in the works to get closer to customers and potential clients, making their 3D printing services and expertise as reachable as possible states the company.

“With the popularity and adoption of Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory philosophies, our products and services are relevant to a larger and more diverse group of manufacturing operations,” commented Howard Salt, President of Renishaw, Inc. “These new facilities makes it more feasible, logistically, for us to work cooperatively with customers and potential customers in North America, and develop solutions specific to them.”

The new Renishaw HQ address is 1001 Wesemann Drive, West Dundee, IL 60118, all other company contacts will be unchanged.

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