GEA starts operating new US$20mn facility in Wisconsin

GEA’s new 86,000 sq ft fabrication, repair, logistics and training facility in Janesville, Wisconsin, USA has started operations.

The new GEA site in Janesville, Wisconsin.
The new GEA site in Janesville, Wisconsin.

The US$20 million facility has production capabilities to finalize separator, decanter as well as valve and pump assembly. GEA has made the investment to meet demand from the company’s growing Midwest customer base.

“Opening the new Janesville facility as anticipated in December 2023 represents a significant step toward meeting our customers where they operate,” said Azam Owaisi, CEO of GEA North America. “It highlights GEA’s commitment to product quality and service excellence.”

Over 70 employees work at the facility which is located 80 miles west of Milwaukee and 40 miles south of Madison. The main production area is used for mechanical equipment fabrication, repair and logistics. The modern office concept housed in the facility allows for effective workspace utilization, collaboration and communication, while the open flow of the building helps promote employee connectivity and productivity.

The new site has a strong emphasis on sustainability, with environmentally friendly measures including solar panels, water reuse systems and a state-of-the-art building management system.