Trelleborg Sealing Solutions hosted a grand opening ceremony on March 16th for its new Supply Chain Facility and Logistics Center Americas in Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.
Keeping pace with growth plans
The company invested more than $1.5 million in infrastructure and facility improvements in its 38,000-square-foot office building and 90,000-square-foot warehouse. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, which serves such industries as aerospace, automotive, transportation and processing, currently employs more than 300 associates at three facilities in Fort Wayne.
Image shows ribbon cutting. From left to right: Dr. Thomas Uhlig, Tim Callison, Claus Barsøe, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Kevin Fosnaugh
“The warehouse gives Supply Chain Management the opportunity to keep pace with Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Americas’ ambitious growth plans,” says Kevin Fosnaugh, Director, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions SCM Americas. “We are in a great position to not only support our customers throughout the Americas better, but also support the local business community.”
Remodeling, upgrading and new equipment
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions remodeled and upgraded the facade and interior of the office building and made cosmetic and lighting improvements to the warehouse. The company also added mobile picking equipment, conveyors, packaging equipment, racks and information technology and telecom hardware to the facility.
Featured speakers at the event were Kevin Fosnaugh, Director, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions SCM Americas, Dr. Thomas Uhlig, President, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Global Supply Chain Management, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, Claus Barsøe, President, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Tim Callison, President, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Marketing Americas.