BOSTON, Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Schneider Electric, the global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today inaugurated a new plant in El Paso, Texas, which will increase production capacity to accommodate significant growth in the data center market for which the company provides integrated hardware and software solutions. The 112,000 square foot expansion of Schneider Electric's current operations in El Paso will create 100 hourly and 20 salaried jobs to staff the plant and support production of new products and solutions.
"The incredible talent and resources available in Texas have enabled Schneider Electric to continually innovate for our customers and improve our manufacturing processes," said Ted Klee, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, North America, Schneider Electric. "We're confident this continued investment in El Paso will benefit the community as well as our customers, suppliers, and employees, and will serve the demands of the market for years to come."
Named El Paso 3, the new plant will employ the latest techniques in supply chain methodology for enhanced quality and productivity and will integrate Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure products throughout the facility. This includes the integration of connected products, edge control, and analytics software on the plant floor, demonstrating the latest in smart factory innovation. Furthermore, the plant will embrace Schneider Electric's new modern workplace policy and provide an open, collaborative space for employees.
"Schneider Electric has contributed greatly to the economic growth of the city of El Paso and we're pleased by the company's continued investment in our community," said El Paso Mayor Dee Margo. "The 120 high quality jobs created by this expansion will help to further attract talent and prosperity to the area, while setting an excellent example of forward-thinking business operations and technological innovation."
El Paso 3 will begin production in November 2018 and ramp up to full capacity in Q1 2019. For more information about Schneider Electric, please visit: https://www.schneider-electric.us/en/
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Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries. With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software. In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency. We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.
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