Doosan Bobcat completes $26 million growth of Minnesota manufacturing facilityadmin
The 15-month undertaking practically tripled the dimensions of the ability, from 70,000 sq. ft of workplace and manufacturing area to just about 200,000 sq. ft and can create a major variety of new jobs in the neighborhood.
The growth provides new meeting traces and upgrades, conveyor methods, a brand new paint line, local weather management methods and extra, all designed so as to add effectivity and supply further manufacturing capabilities to satisfy the rising buyer demand for the ever-expanding lineup of Bobcat merchandise. The Litchfield facility produces greater than 250 distinctive attachments to equip Bobcat machines for particular duties to reinforce productiveness and utility.
“This funding is about assembly the rising demand for Bobcat merchandise from our clients and sellers, and I’m extremely pleased with this undertaking and our Litchfield workforce,” stated Mike Ballweber, president of Doosan Bobcat North America. “We’re happy to broaden our manufacturing footprint and proceed to help our increasing product line and buyer base.”
The growth brings further employment alternatives and financial progress to the world. Doosan Bobcat is actively recruiting to rent an extra 110 full-time, everlasting staff with advantages in a phased method by way of 2021 to hitch the operation’s present 140+ workforce. This hiring plan features a whole of 150+ manufacturing, manufacturing engineering and operations positions to be added for the reason that growth undertaking launched in November of 2019.
Manufacturing jobs at the moment being added on the Litchfield facility embody fabricator, assembler, welder and materials handler positions – all of which provide preliminary and ongoing coaching, aggressive and complete advantages bundle, and the chance for profession development and management roles.
Doosan Bobcat has made further latest investments in its North America manufacturing services. This features a $17 million funding in Gwinner, N.D., an $11 million funding in Statesville, N.C., and a dedication of $6 million in facility and manufacturing enhancements at Johnson Creek, Wisc.