Bystronic Begins North American Assembly of Laser Machines at New HQ
Bystronic has announced the completion of the first laser cutting machine assembled at its new Hoffman Estates, Illinois, facility. The company says that local assembly will reduce overall lead times, installation time and import costs for its North American customers.
This first assembly was a Bysmart Fiber 3015 laser cutting machine. By Fall 2020, Bystronic plans to be assembling BySmart Fiber 4020 models at the U.S. facility as well.
Bystronic will locally source machine components and sub-assemblies when economical. The company sas so far identified local suppliers for the mainframe, housing, dust tray, laser source and other components. Many of these vendors are current Bystronic customers and will be using Bystronic machinery to produce the parts.
As the headquarters for Bystronic’s Americas market region, the Hoffman Estates facility will house a Customer Experience Center and erve as the hub for U.S. business operations including sales, service, training, spare parts and refurbishing. A grand opening for the new Experience Center and headquarters is scheduled for September 16-17, 2020.