As a result of HIWIN America’s continued success and growth in the Americas, the corporation will be relocating its US based headquarters to a new, larger location in Huntley, Illinois. Scheduled to open in February 2017, the new building will house a large machining facility, labs for Quality, Engineering/R&D and Training, and a high-efficiency warehousing system. The new HQ represents an $18 million investment by HIWIN to ensure best-in-class manufacturing, delivery and service to the companies American customers.
Located on I-90 in the northwest suburbs of Chicago with easy access to O’Hare airport, the new site offers 118,000 sq ft of functional work space with an additional 150,000 sq ft of unfinished space for future expansion of production, distribution and corporate offices. Features of HIWIN’s new HQ include a new spacious, training facility which will have the latest audio-visual equipment and many product displays for hands on training. The new Quality and Engineering labs have been updated to allow HIWIN’s engineers to study new product developments and ensure industry leading product quality. The distribution center will house a state-of-the-art, highly automated order picking system capable of storing over 2 million pounds of product. The storage system will feed an updated and expanded machining and assembly area. The new automation and expanded machine capabilities ensure best possible lead times and quick shipment for even custom product requests.
“We are growing fast and have outgrown our current facility. We need to stay ahead of our customer’s needs and be prepared for ever changing industry demands. Our new HQ will allow us to do this and ensure our customers receive the best products and service for years to come.”
HIWIN Corporation’s American headquarters were established in 1992. With a growing network of distributors and integrators, HIWIN North America is a leading provider of linear motion components, solutions and engineering services in the US, Canada and Mexico. The company is highly committed to the US market and serves many major corporations in the region in a variety of industries including Machine Tools, Packaging, Aerospace, Energy and Medical and Biological Science and Semiconductor. HIWIN is a strong supporter of local businesses and uses US vendors for its commercial needs. Also committed to the growth and improvement of manufacturing in the US, HIWIN continues to expand its US workforce and provide resources and training to automation students and professionals locally and across the country.