CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Schaefer Systems International, Inc., an industry leader in automation systems, material handling products, reusable packaging systems, and waste technology products, announced today the expansion of the North American headquarters facility located in Charlotte, NC.
The expansion is the latest for the SSI Schaefer Group headquartered in Neunkirchen, Germany and opened on November 1st. The new North American headquarters will house approximately 200 existing SSI SCHAEFER employees, which service both the automation and the packaging systems divisions throughout the United States and Canada. The new facility will also accommodate an additional 200 new IT positions that will focus on application engineering development. Rapid movement within the e-commerce market and distribution facilities needing solutions to address labor shortages is spurring this new growth.
With the additional 114,000 square feet, the new facility has plenty of room to expand. The facility includes both office and warehouse space and joins seven other facilities consisting of 425,000 square feet located in the city of Charlotte and within the 37-acre SSI SCHAEFER campus.