MELROSE PARK, IL—Peerless Industries will relocate to a new 307,813-squarefoot headquarters in suburban Chicago that will consolidate its Illinois and China facilities, making Peerless a 100-percent U.S.-based manufacturing operation.
Peerless’ new headquarters will consolidate manufacturing in Illinois.
The move replaces four older buildings on two campuses in Illinois as well as a plant in China with a modern and energy-efficient facility located in Aurora, IL, 26 miles from the company’s current Melrose Park location.
Benefits for the company and its customers will include cost efficiencies, shorter lead times, local control over manufacturing processes, lower carbon footprint, and the ability to pursue a variety of green initiatives that previously were not possible because of the age of Peerless’ buildings. The new headquarters already has LEED green building certification. Peerless plans a series of environmental upgrades that will further reduce energy use and related costs.
Peerless plans to begin manufacturing operations in the new facility in May. The company will be adding 22,000 square feet of office space that is scheduled for fall completion. The size of the property also offers the option to add up to 180,000 square feet of manufacturing space as needed.
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