Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe officially open new European headquarters in Tessenderlo, Belgium
9 October 2017
HCEE (Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe) today held an official opening ceremony for its new headquarters in Tessenderlo, Belgium. Management from the Korean headquarters, national and regional government, the European dealer network, national and international press and personnel all participated in the celebration.
The future looks bright!
The key message during the opening ceremony was very clear: “New company, new headquarters, new vision”. After Hyundai Construction Equipment became an independent business unit per 1st of April 2017, the opening of the new European headquarters in Tessenderlo marks another major milestone in the path towards the common goal to enter the top 5 ranking in the global construction equipment market by 2023.
New European headquarters
The new HQ complex comprises a new, three-story, 5,400 square metres office building, a 13,000 square metres parts warehouse, a Hyundai Academy, an event hall and a showroom. The construction works represent an investment of 30 million euros.
On the 81,000 square metres new land the capacity of machine parts supply will be doubled, customers will be welcomed and the dealer network will receive here top notch commercial and technical trainings.
Vision/Concept industrial look?
Infrabo, a well-known Belgian architecture and design firm with extensive experience in the b2b industry, designed the new building. Cordeel, a general contractor, constructed the entire building.
New company, new headquarters, new vision
Alain Worp, Managing Director, Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe, said, “The new facility is an excellent step forward for our European division. After becoming an independent business unit earlier this year, the rebranding of the company, the definition of our global vision 2023, this new European headquarters is a clear indication that things are moving fast within Hyundai Construction Equipment. It is a clear signal to the market that we are here… and that we are here to stay in a remarkable way. For me this is only the beginning of our successful path to the future.”
Source: Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe