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Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas expands with new regional headquarters

By Stephen Elliott

February 25, 2024

Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas headquartersIn a strategic move to bolster support for dealers and customers, Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas announced the opening of a new headquarters facility in Newnan, Ga. The adaptive-use facility is designed to help propel the company’s growth in the Americas, the company said. It will facilitate the development and production of new machinery and elevate customer support.

The company continues to expand employment opportunities as it strengthens customer offerings and support. Since taking the lead for the brand’s construction and mining equipment in the Americas, the company has more than tripled its employee count. Encompassing 88,128 sq. ft. of office space and 27,686 sq. ft. dedicated to conference, ConSite command center and training space, the headquarters has been designed to enhance creativity and inspire future growth.

The space is set to play a pivotal role in the company’s future expansion initiatives, the company said.

“In March 2022, we set out on a path to establish a more direct connection with customers. Our culture has been very much involved with listening, understanding and implementing customer feedback,” said Al Quinn, CEO, Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas. “By combining the resources of the excavator, loader and mining businesses, the company has experienced a tenfold demand from previous years. The investment in a regional Americas facility helps strengthen that direct connection to the customer.”

The new headquarters will help the company focus on key growth areas. This includes a compact and construction business network that establishes a direct link to the customer in North, Central and South America. Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas also is expanding sales of mining excavators for construction and quarry sites in addition to mining sites. In addition to the new regional headquarters facility, the company is also creating operating bases for parts remanufacturing and expansion of the rental business that will also provide the customer with additional support and options.

The campus spans 19 acres and was initially established as a wheel loader assembly and manufacturing facility in 1987. Over 75,347 sq. ft. of greenspace was reclaimed from the site by reconfiguring the employee parking areas and eliminating buildings and concrete.