Bizerba (USA) - Bizerba USA has announced the move of its Forest Hill, MD National Distribution Center to Joppa, Maryland. This move has combined the Bizerba Label Solutions Division with the Bizerba USA head office and National Distribution Center, making the new US headquarters one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Bizerba group.
An official “ribbon-cutting” took place on August 13th, 2015. In addition to the Joppa staff, Mr. Andreas Kraut, Chairman of the Executive Board of Bizerba GmbH and Mr. Robert Slykhuis, President and CEO of Bizerba’s North American operations, as well as several customers, various supplier representatives, County and State Representatives were in attendance.
Bizerba USA has shown considerable growth in all areas of its business, including Retail Scales, Food Processing, Weigh-Price-Labeling, Industrial Scales, Software and Labels which has necessitated this expansion project. „I am proud of our accomplishments in the US so far, and I look forward to our continued growth and success in the years ahead. We continue to set higher goals but I am confident that our employees and our leadership, guided by our core values, will meet these and continue to provide great value and service to our customers”, says Mr. Andreas Kraut. “Our goal is to be the Industry leader, combining great products with excellent service”, says Mr. Robert Slykhuis.
The new 110,000 square foot facility includes best in class printing equipment, art and digital departments, retail equipment, distribution and spare parts for US operations. The larger facility also holds the Customer Service Division, Accounting Department, Printing Production, Distribution and Executive offices.
Image Caption: Andreas Kraut, managing partner and CEO, Bizerba (middle left) and Robert Slykhuis, President and CEO, Bizerba North America (middle right)