INCOE Moves Into New Global Headquarters
INCOE announced the successful move of three facilities in the metro Detroit area into the new 138,000 square feet global headquarters.
INCOE Corporation announced the successful move of three facilities in the metro Detroit area into the new 138,000 square feet (12,820 square meters) global headquarters, which took place throughout the month of August. Formerly headquartered in Troy, Michigan, the new facility is located within Oakland Technology Park at 2850 High Meadow Circle, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326.
Developed by General Development Company, the $20+ million state-of-the-art facility is designed to improve operational efficiency within the organization by situating dependent processes in closer proximity to one another. Within the office area, open collaboration spaces along high traffic pathways have been created to provide casual meeting spaces. The 85,000 square feet (7,900 square meters) manufacturing area was designed around a central space containing quality control, inventory management and shop offices to maximize process flow. Ghafari Associates was the project consultant during layout and build of the new global headquarters facility. Ghafari helped customize the manufacturing layout for the company’s specific needs and also provided interior office design recommendations.
The new global headquarters project reached its completion during the year that INCOE celebrates its 60th anniversary. INCOE was founded in 1958 by Alex Seres, who developed and patented the first commercial hot runner nozzle. Under the second-generation leadership of former President and CEO, Rick Seres, the company later expanded to become a global hot runner system solutions provider. Complementing the new Auburn Hills global headquarters, INCOE now operates manufacturing and sales facilities in Germany, China, Brazil and Singapore, with supporting operations located in Queretaro Mexico, Dongguan China, and Hong Kong. INCOE’s total global network of sales and service has grown to reach over 45 countries.
In keeping with a culture built on customer focus, a section of the facility is reserved as a customer knowledge center, including a 2,400 square feet (220 square meters) molding laboratory. Within this area, INCOE and its industry partners will hold large training and informational seminars which will also include hands-on training inside the molding lab. The molding lab is expected to be fully operational by the end of the year with three state-of-the-art KraussMaffei injection molding machines.
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