Milwaukee Tool will begin construction on an expansion of its global headquarters campus in Brookfield, Wis. With a total investment of $32 million, the manufacturing and R&D facility is expected to create 350 new jobs, continuing a track record of growth for the company within the U.S.
This expansion will house its manufacturing, engineering, and global research and development center, occupying a 3.5-acre site on the its global headquarters campus. The 114,500-square-foot, multi-story building starts construction in the third quarter and is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2019, bringing its global headquarter space from 390,000-square-feet to an approximate 504,500-square-feet.
“When you look at the growth our company has achieved in the last decade, the catalyst for our success has been, and will always be, our people. The drive, determination, and obsession of our employees has enabled us to continue delivering disruptive innovation for the professional trades and our distribution partners,” says Steve Richman, Milwaukee Tool Group president. “Our expansion will help us continue to grow a work environment that will attract, recruit, and retain the best talent.” ?
Milwaukee Tool has sustained organic double-digit growth throughout the last decade. This growth is driven by its people, its focus on the professional trades and its developments in cordless technology, advanced accessory engineering, and hand tool and storage solutions.
Over the last decade Milwaukee Tool has continued to invest in its national growth, making over $190 million in capital investments in the U.S., including $33.4 million in manufacturing, tripling the workforce at its Global Headquarters Campus in Wisconsin, and growing its base of 3,500 employees nationwide. This expansion marks the next step in the growth of the company and is a testament to its dedication to continuing all product development in the area for which it was named.