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Hirschmann to build new HQ in Pennsylvania

Hirschmann to build new HQ in Pennsylvania
May 31, 2007 - Hirschmann Automation and Control, Inc. recently held a ground breaking ceremony at the future site of their headquarters for the Americas in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. In attendance were business leaders and dignitaries from the Chambersburg area, including Pennsylvania State Senator Terry Punt (33rd District), Jake Kaufman, President, Chambersburg Area Development Corporation, David Sciamanna, President, Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, and the contractor for the project Gregg Thompson, Director of Business Development, Brechbill & Helman.

The 35,000 square foot building will feature expanded office and warehouse space along with a state-of-the art training and conference center. The facility will house Hirschman's three divisions ECS (information and control systems), INET (industrial networking), and ICON (industrial connectors). "We are excited to move into a state-of-the art facility that will accommodate our future growth plans," stated Mark Hendel President Hirschmann Automation and Control, Inc. He continued, "Chambersburg has been a good fit for Hirschmann and we look forward to growing within the community." Hirschmann currently employs 75 people that support the North and South American Markets.

The new building will feature several environmentally friendly design elements such as the use of no/low VOC products, materials from recycled products, energy efficient lighting, and native landscaping. Construction of the new facility started on March 19 with a planned move in date of October 1.

Hirschmann Automation and Control is a global company that specializes in automation and networking systems and offers a broad range of industrial Ethernet products.

Photo Caption: Left to Right - Rev. Matthew Richardson, Terry Punt - Pennsylvania State Senator 33rd District, Mark Hendel - President, Hirschmann Automation and Control, Inc., Gregg Thompson - Director of Business Development, Brechbill & Helman, Jake Kaufman - President, Chambersburg Area Development Corporation
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