Liebherr USA broke ground for its new headquarters in Newport News, Va., this week.
The $45 million expansion includes three new buildings: a state–of-the-art four-story administrative building; a warehouse and parts distribution center to meet current and future requirements; and a modernized production and workshop facility intended to support the company’s cranes, construction, and concrete divisions.
The project will add more than 251,000 square feet to the existing 560,000-square-foot campus. The company that has been manufacturing and operating in Newport News for more than 48 years.
“The U.S. is a strategic market for Liebherr,” said Torben Reher, managing director, “and with this investment we send a clear message of commitment to our customers, employees, and the local community here in Newport News.”
“We are grateful for Liebherr’s corporate citizenship, the investments, and the jobs the company has provided for our citizens and others around the region,” said Newport News mayor McKinley Price. “This expansion will set the stage for even greater success as the company continues to grow, and we are proud to partner with and support Liebherr now and always.”