DAYTON, Ohio — Legrand opened a larger operations facility in the Dayton area. This latest opening will provide over 200 new jobs to the Dayton area and enhance the company's ability to serve its customers quicker in shipment times across all of America.
The 625,000-square-foot operations facility will enhance the company's ability to meet the growing demand for electrical and digital building infrastructures as well as connected solutions across America. The facility features technology and equipment that will increase production and maintain quality control, ensuring that customers receive the best products available.
Legrand is committed to sustainability, and the opening of the Dayton facility supports that commitment through various approaches. Notably, the building is on track to receive Green Globes Level One Certification. In addition, the new centrally located facility, coupled with existing West Coast and Southern Distribution centers will service customers more efficiently reducing freight and carbon emissions.
Each aspect of the facility features and highlights Legrand's brands including:
- Architectural and industrial lighting from Kenall, Finelite, OCL, and Pinnacle.
- Automated window shades from Legrand Commercial Shading.
- Electrical wiring devices from Legrand's radiant Collection and Cablofil wire management.
- A data room outfitted with Legrand Minkels technology.
- Productivity-enabling technologies from Legrand's AV division, such as Middle Atlantic, Chief, Vaddio, Da-Lite, and C2G.
As a result, this facility truly showcases Legrand's deep expertise in the space and creates a highly functional environment for its employees.
"We are thrilled to expand our footprint in Dayton and continue to support the thriving community," said Dan Carsten, vice president of operational excellence and logistics of Legrand North America. "Our goal is to provide our customers with the highest-quality products and exceptional customer service, and our newest facility will allow us to do this."
"Our investment into Montgomery County worked to develop the site for long-term sustainability by putting the site into production, generating taxes into the community, and further strengthening the economy through job creation," said Matt Gaston, vice president of development at NorthPoint Development. "The expansion of Legrand's operations into Montgomery County further supports the thriving community here in Dayton, as well as the region as a whole."
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