BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Viega LLC broke ground on Tuesday, June 20 for its new corporate headquarters and new training facility off of Interlocken Boulevard.
The groundbreaking was attended by local Viega colleagues and family members, Viega Group representatives from the global headquarters in Attendorn, Germany and local Broomfield officials
Situated on 11.8 acres, Viega LLC's Broomfield campus will be home to a state-of-the-art, 55,000-square-foot North American headquarters as well as a 24,000-square-foot training facility. The new headquarters will be a Class A office building featuring a sweeping curved roof, a design inspired by Viega's innovative fittings. The building will incorporate a variety of Viega solutions including press fittings, fire suppression systems, radiant heating and cooling, carrier systems and manifolds. A courtyard will feature Viega's radiant snow melt systems.
The new training facility is in addition to the company's existing training facility located in Nashua, N.H. and will expand Viega's training capacity. The facility will offer hands-on, interactive training on Viega systems and solutions. The training facility will also incorporate and highlight Viega fittings, radiant heating and cooling systems, fire suppression systems and carrier systems.
Glass curtain walls in both buildings will let in natural light as well as showcase great views. Estimated completion for both buildings is late 2018.
"We've received such a warm welcome in Colorado already and are excited to establish our new campus. Our new state-of-the-art headquarters and training center will provide a working environment that our colleagues and customers deserve and will highlight our innovative products," said David Garlow, CEO, Viega LLC. "The growth in this area shows no signs of slowing and there is a wealth of talent here that has already strengthened our team."
Land use has been optimized to position the company for future growth and development at the site. Close proximity to the Denver International Airport will also make Viega more accessible to customers and partners.
Viega LLC employs nearly 600 people in North America, with a central manufacturing and distribution center in McPherson, Kansas, as well as distribution centers in Nevada, Georgia and Pennsylvania, and a training facility in New Hampshire.
The Viega Group, with a tradition of innovation for more than 115 years, has more than 4,000 employees worldwide and is among the leading manufacturers of pipe fitting installation technology. In metal press systems for industrial, commercial and residential projects, the company is the global market leader. In the U.S., Viega LLC employs nearly 500 people and offers more than 3,000 products. These include Viega ProPress® for copper and stainless, Viega MegaPress® for black iron pipe and Viega PEX Press systems in Zero Lead™ bronze and high-performance polymer. Viega also specializes in the design, production and installation of ProRadiant™ heating and cooling systems. For more information, visit www.viega.us.
SOURCE Viega LLC