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Closer to customers – New office in the USA

Oct 14, 2016 Cimcorp North America

Cimcorp has opened a new office in Norcross, Georgia, USA. The new office enables Cimcorp to provide greater support to North American clients and growing warehouse and distribution market.

Located in an emerging business and technology hub, Cimcorp opened its U.S. office during the second quarter of 2016.

The location will provide Cimcorp’s sales and service team with a local home base in the Southeast market, which has a large projected growth for intralogistics, warehouse automa-tion and manufacturing. Cimcorp is looking to expand its sales and service activities to its customers in its target markets, including tire manufac-turing, consumer packaged goods, food and beverage, and retail and e-commerce.

“Due to its central location within a rapidly growing intralogistics market, ease of airport access, proximity to our major customers and access to skilled labor, the Norcross area is an ideal location for Cimcorp,” said Rick Trigatti, North America president, Cimcorp. “The new office will allow us to better service our U.S. customer base while providing us with expanded access to this growing market where we will be surrounded by customers, competitors, partners and suppliers.”

As well as being a manufacturer and integrator of pioneering material handling systems for the tire industry, Cimcorp has developed unique robotic solutions for order fulfillment and storage that help manufacturers and distribution centers meet the challenge of managing multi-channel distribution within a complex and rapidly evolving multi-sales channel envi-ronment while optimizing material flow, increasing efficiencies and improving their bottom lines.

“We truly believe that our U.S. customers will value us being closer and being able to serve them better in sales and after sales issues,” said Rick Trigatti.

To contact our US Office:

Cimcorp USA, Inc.

3850 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 210B
Norcross, GA 30092, USA
Tel +1 888 797 3703

Experts to Expand Atlanta Office

Bruce Bleikamp joined the new office as sales manager in June. He will look to expand Cimcorp USA’s sales and service activities to its customers in its target markets, including, consumer packaged goods, food and beverage, and retail and e-commerce.

Bleikamp, who has 25 years of experience in designing and implementing material handling solutions for distribution, e-commerce and manufacturing operations, has worked exten-sively with automated storage, conveyor, sortation, palletizing and guided vehicle systems across a wide range of industries and applications. As a key part of the company’s Ware-house Systems sales team, Bleikamp will ensure Cimcorp USA’s new and existing custom-ers receive the highest quality service during optimization of material flows in automated warehouses and distribution centers.

Vesa Hakanen has transferred from Cimcorp’s Headquarters in Ulvila, Finland to Atlanta to lead the new USA office as General Manager. In this role, he will oversee day-to-day operations as well as create and maintain budgets for the Atlanta branch.

Hakanen has been a part of Cimcorp since 1998. Starting off as a software engineer, he progressively moved up into the manager role. Since 2009, he has been responsible for directing and coordinating activities involving sales of products and services; preparing budgets and approving budget expenditures; as well as planning and directing staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control sales and service programs. Hakanen holds a Master of Science in Technology degree from Tampere University of Technology.