RIEGL is investing in the expansion of production and office space, part of its plans to continue to grow internationally.
The company hopes the new facilities will help it meet worldwide demand for its high-performance sensors and allow the company to grow and expand further.
A new office and production facility has started construction at the location of the company’s headquarters in Horn, Austria and will house the printed circuit board production and the software development team.
The additional area comprises more than 2200m2 on three floors and will offer space for up to 80 employees.
A state-of-the-art measuring tunnel system with a length of over 100 meters will also be built and be used for testing and calibrating the RIEGL sensors.
The buildings will be ready for occupancy in the autumn of 2020.
As part of the announcement, RIEGL also confirmed its continued growth in the United States.
The firm is currently building a new North American office facility in Winter Garden, Orlando, Florida, offering 1500m2 floor space.
The new space will offer modern workplaces for up to 50 employees and in addition to office space, the new RIEGL USA Headquarters will also allow the company to expand in the areas of support, service and calibration for the complete RIEGL portfolio.
The building will be also be ready occupancy in the autumn of 2020.
Throughout the building process, state of the art RIEGL technology like the RIEGL VZ-400i Terrestrial Laser Scanner as well as VUX-based LiDAR mapping drones will be applied regularly to support, monitor, and document the construction processes.
In total, the investment volume for the expansion of the company’s facilities in 2019 and 2020 is more than £9m.