Source: Würth Elektronik eiSos news
Waldenburg (Germany), 14 June 2018 – Just two years after opening a highly modern logistics center with sample factory, Würth Elektronik eiSos is investing another 25 million euros at its Waldenburg site. The existing storage, picking and logistics space is set to double again with the construction of 4,000 m² of usable space for logistics and a fully automated shuttle warehouse covering 1,300 m².
The new shuttle warehouse alone fills a building volume of 36,000 m3. With the new construction, Würth Elektronik eiSos underlines its high service aspiration, which will ensure rapid delivery of samples as well as high volumes of electronic and electromechanical components to customers around the world from its Waldenburg warehouse.
“Developers worldwide should receive their component samples and design kits within 24 to 48 hours – this is the aspiration of our smart and largely automated logistics center. With the expansion now underway, we will once again have space to grow”, explains Oliver Konz, CEO Würth Elektronik eiSos,
and Thomas Schrott, also CEO Würth Elektronik eiSos, adds: “Würth Elektronik eiSos is expanding worldwide. But, for us it is important that our successes and our growth benefit our home region. We are committed to the Waldenburg site. Here we create attractive jobs, providing people with personal development perspectives in a future-oriented industry.”
Expansion of the Waldenburg logistics center is one of a whole series of investment projects from the worldwide expanding company. 10 million euros will be invested in Asia and the USA respectively. Investment in the mid triple-digit million euro range goes into building an international technology center in Munich. The Reinhold-Würth College is also being expanded with the support of the Würth Group and Würth Elektronik eiSos Group and expansions are planned for the Lyon site where global plug connector activities are bundled.
Internationally active and regionally rooted
“Doubling the logistics capacities in Waldenburg and investments for the college campus in Künzelsau on the one hand, with a high tech Group-wide international innovation center in Munich and investments in Asia and the USA, on the other – these are the two sides of our growth: True to the Hohenlohe region and yet a global player,” says Oliver Konz and continues:
“The common feature in both sides our company identity is our consistent service orientation. This involves the picker, as it does the product manager, the sales employee at the site, as well as the engineers who support customers worldwide in the optimal use of our components in their product design.”