PALATINE, Ill., June 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber-Stephen Products LLC, the world's leading manufacturer of outdoor gas, charcoal, and electric grills, today announced plans to move its corporate headquarters. Weber's main base of operations will move from 200 E. Daniels Rd. in Palatine, IL to 1415 Roselle Road in Palatine, IL. Weber has a rich history in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and this move reinforces Weber's commitment to the area.
The new office space—located on 38 acres of land—will support roughly 400 employees now located at Weber offices in Palatine and at 2900 Golf Rd. in Rolling Meadows. The company expects the move will be completed in early 2016.
Manufacturing operations will remain in the Palatine and Huntley locations, with the combined Weber corporate and manufacturing workforce totaling 1,200 people.
"This marks another incredible milestone for Weber-Stephen Products LLC and we are excited to announce this move," said Tom Koos, CEO, Weber-Stephen Products LLC. "Our new facility will provide Weber with an opportunity to house all of our corporate functions under one roof so our employees can collaborate more efficiently. This will be a key piece to the company's continued success and growth both domestically and internationally."
About Weber: Weber-Stephen Products LLC, headquartered in Palatine, Ill., is the world's premier manufacturer of charcoal, gas and electric grills, grilling accessories and award-winning cookbooks and mobile applications. In 1952, founder George Stephen sparked a backyard revolution with his invention of the Weber® kettle. More than 60 years later, the privately-held company's products are sold worldwide at select national home centers, specialty hardware stores, patio stores and other retail outlets. Weber has the strongest customer support program in the industry with its Weber Grill-LineSM (1-800-GRILL-OUT®). Weber can also be followed on Facebook (www.facebook.com/weberbbq) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/webergrills). Visit www.weber.com for more information.
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