Pittsburgh, PA – May 17, 2018 – Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) announced that VOLLMER of America Corp has acquired a 5.85-acre parcel at RIDC Park West, which is located in the airport corridor off Interstate-376 Parkway West. VOLLMER plans to build a new one-story 29,300 square-foot facility on the site for sales, service and distribution purposes and expects to house 30 employees upon completion.
“We’ve been in the Pittsburgh area for forty-one years. A lot of German companies like us set up subsidiaries here, initially drawn by the city’s booming steel industry,” said Peter Allen, President of VOLLMER of America Corp. “Our new location at RIDC Park West brings us closer to the airport which is great for our customers. A large percentage of them fly in and the hotel and facilities in the surrounding area allow us to serve our customers better.”
VOLLMER of America Corp is a sales and service subsidiary of VOLLMER Group and is located in Carnegie, PA. With its comprehensive range of machinery, the VOLLMER Group – headquartered in Biberach, Germany with sites located worldwide – enjoys global success as a specialist in tool machining. Products include the latest in grinding, erosion and machining tools for rotary tools, circular saws and band saws in the wood-processing and metal-processing industries.
VOLLMER of America Corp is working with Bridgeville-based architect Integrity Design on the design of the new facility.
“The greater Pittsburgh area continues to be an attraction for global companies, and VOLLMER is an excellent example of a company that has evolved in sync with the region,” said Donald Smith, President of RIDC. “This site is perfectly situated and addresses VOLLMER’s most important business needs.”
The mission of the Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania is to catalyze and support economic growth and high-quality job creation through real estate development and finance of projects that advance the public interest. A not-for-profit entity, RIDC owns over 2,800 acres of land in 11 industrial parks and manages over 50 buildings. More information is available at www.ridc.org.