International manufacturer locates its global headquarters to DuPage County
WernerCo, an international manufacturer and distributor of access products, fall protection equipment, secure storage systems and light duty construction equipment, announced it will move its global headquarters to Hamilton Lakes in Itasca, Illinois. The company has brought together cross-functional executive team members and corporate staff as well as leadership from the engineering, product development and marketing teams to support its comprehensive portfolio of brands.
With the move to the new facility in Itasca, WernerCo will be well positioned to accommodate future growth as the company continues to manufacture innovative products designed for professional end user demands. “We are thrilled to locate our WernerCo corporate headquarters to the business community of DuPage County,” said Jim Caudill, Chief Executive Officer at WernerCo. “Our new office space at Hamilton Lakes creates a unique economic opportunity and business environment that will provide an excellent location to co-locate and integrate our corporate teams. The space is conducive to driving enhanced teamwork, collaboration and creativity among our employee base in a large metropolitan location that will also attract top talent. We are extremely optimistic about this new corporate center contributing to our long-term success.”
WernerCo’s long history of industry-leading products stems from a group of global pioneering brands, including Werner, KNAACK®, WEATHER GUARD®, ZARGES®, Youngman®, BoSS®, Centaure, Duarib, Haemmerlin and Bailey.
WernerCo defines industry innovation through its professional-grade products and services and operates with the motto, Trusted Everywhere Work Gets Done™. With over 5,000 employees on four continents, WernerCo has a global manufacturing footprint with 14 sites including warehousing, sales, distribution and office facilities in the U.S., Australia, Canada, China, France, Hungary, Mexico, Philippines, Vietnam, Germany and the United Kingdom.