Haulotte's grand opening
Haulotte North America last week celebrated the opening of its North American headquarters.
Virginia Beach mayor William D. Sessoms joined the leaders of Haulotte Group from France along with major clients and partners from around the world for the official grand opening ceremony.
"We are now better positioned to deliver outstanding products and provide the required sales and service support, along with the quality training that this facility was designed for," says Claude Fuger, managing director of Haulotte North America. "Our Virginia Beach facility now features the space and resources we had been looking for to maintain a competitive edge and to further demonstrate Haulotte Group's long-term commitment to North America."
Mayor Sessoms welcomed Haulotte Group to his city. "So far, the company has already created 44 jobs, which is a good opportunity for the area," he notes.
The 83,000 sqft. (7,710 sqm) facility supports the company's executive offices, customer sales and service finction, training centre and distribution functions of spare parts and finished goods. Additionally, the customer care centre will oversee parts fulfillment, warehousing, pre-delivery inspections and repairs.
Alexandre Saubot, COO of the Group, José Monfront, executive vice-president, Patrice Métairie, industrial director, Sébastien Martineau, CFO and Philippe Noblet, corporate secretary, came from France to thank their team and to celebrate the opening.