23.11.2022 | reading time approx. 3 min.

Expansion into the global future – ZIEHL-ABEGG USA

ZIEHL-ABEGG is relocating its North American headquarters from Greensboro to Winston-Salem in Forsyth County

ZIEHL-ABEGG is investing around 100 million euros in the USA in its new headquarters, with a state-of-the-art high-tech fan production facility covering an area of 48,500 square metres and creating hundreds of new jobs at the new location.

This is where one of the world’s most advanced production plant for biomimetic fans and motors is being constructed.
The framework conditions are consistently adapted to meet the highest quality standards in accordance with the fundamental technological concept of the parent company ZIEHL-ABEGG SE in Germany.

Intelligent fan technology for the USA

“The new headquarters in Winston-Salem, the fifth largest city in the U.S. state of North Carolina, is the perfect location and starting point for serving our markets throughout North America, with eleven sales offices in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. This where we are building a fan production facility fit for the future on a site covering approx. 48,500 square metres, at the same time creating new jobs for hundreds of people,” says Joachim Ley, ZIEHL-ABEGG Chief Operating Officer. 

Joachim Ley
Chief Operating Officer of ZIEHL-ABEGG worldwide

For Mirco Herrmann, the long-serving Managing Director of ZIEHL-ABEGG USA, this important and necessary step also comes at exactly the right time to meet the sharp increase in demand for innovative and climate-friendly fans from ZIEHL-ABEGG.

Mirco Herrmann
Managing Director

Think global – Act local 

Guided by the characteristic, fundamental entrepreneurial concept of ‘Think global, Act local’, ZIEHL-ABEGG is continually expanding its global manufacturing and process network with a globally standardised set of framework and process conditions. “Our aim is to manufacture first-class products worldwide based on the same standards and conditions which are perfectly set up for the applications of the future,” emphasizes COO Joachim Ley.

The impressive, huge production and administration complex is expected to be ready for occupancy by 2024. Mirco Herrmann is already looking forward to the new challenges.