BROOMFIELD, CO, July 11, 2023 – Viega announced plans to expand its production capacity in McPherson, KS. The first wave of these investments is approximately $14 million and will increase the U.S. production of its industry-leading ProPress® products.
“As we continue to grow the business, we are bringing more production to the United States,” said Markus Brettschneider, CEO and President of Viega LLC. “These investments in our U.S. footprint will further support demand and leverage the talented U.S. manufacturing workforce, starting with the expansion of production capacity in Kansas.”
The McPherson manufacturing and distribution center is currently around 1 million sq. ft, with the facility more than doubling its footprint and workforce since opening in 2008. The new ProPress equipment is expected to be in production by the end of Q3 2023, with additional investments to come.
“We are proud to produce our fittings right here in Kansas. As we increase our U.S.-made products, we remain committed to creating highly skilled jobs in America, building out more sustainable manufacturing processes, and developing tomorrow’s workforce,” said Marki Huston, Head of Manufacturing for Viega LLC.
In addition to its McPherson facility, Viega supports its customers and partners through distribution centers in Reno, NV. and Carlisle, PA, with further North American expansion planned for 2024 and 2025.
Viega LLC is a subsidiary of The Viega Group, which has more than 120 years of experience in building technology. Viega is the global market leader in press technology, serving the industrial, commercial and residential markets.
With ten locations around the world, Viega employs almost 5,000 people and produces more than 17,000 products and systems, including ProPress®, MegaPress®, and MegaPressG®. In the U.S., Viega has seminar centers in Colorado and New Hampshire and recently opened its new Viega Experience Center in New York City, providing continued training through in-person and online workshops. For more information, visit viega.us.
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