Press Release

June 27, 2013
Sales and engineering office in Woodridge, Ill. serves Beckhoff customers throughout Chicagoland and neighboring areas
Beckhoff Automation Opens New Regional Office in Chicago Area

SAVAGE, Minnesota, June 27, 2013 – Beckhoff Automation is pleased to announce the opening of a new regional office in Woodridge, Ill., conveniently located in the Chicago suburbs. This expansion is a response to rapidly growing demand for Beckhoff technology and service from machine builders and manufacturers in the area. The official opening of this office in Woodridge, Ill. empowers the Beckhoff team to provide even better sales and engineering support to customers in the Chicago area, all of Illinois and northwest Indiana.

Located within close driving distance from downtown Chicago and both O’Hare and Midway Airports, Beckhoff’s new regional office in Woodridge is strategically positioned to maximize access for customers and employees. The office features 4,400 square feet of total office space, including sales offices, engineering and a customer training room.

“By opening a regional office in the Chicago area, Beckhoff Automation has completed a major step to strengthen our strategy in serving this crucial region that is home to some of the world’s largest manufacturing companies and machine builders,” explained Aurelio Banda, Central Region Manager, Beckhoff Automation. “As we continue to capitalize on lucrative new business and numerous innovative automation projects in and around Chicago, this new office has already played an important role.”

With the addition of the Chicago facility, Beckhoff Automation now has seven regional offices in North America: the newly-opened Savage, Minn. North American headquarters (Minneapolis area); San Diego; Charlotte, NC; Mill Creek, Wash. (Seattle area); Fond du Lac, Wisc.; and Mississauga, Ontario (Toronto area). Beckhoff plans to open another new regional office this year in a northeastern U.S. city to be named at a later date.

Contact information for the new Beckhoff Automation Chicago area office:

Beckhoff Automation LLC
Chicago Area Office

1200 Internationale Parkway, Ste 100
Woodridge, IL 60517
Main Line: + 1 952 / 890 0000
Phone 2: + 1 630 / 631 8467
Phone 3: + 1 224 / 577 9011
email: midwest.usa@beckhoff.com

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  • <p>“The Beckhoff Chicago Area Office Team (from left): Mike Rauch, Area Sales Manager, Beckhoff Automation; Dave Zimbrich, Application Engineer, Beckhoff Automation; Dave Urda, Regional Sales Engineer, Beckhoff Automation; Aurelio Banda, Central Region Manager, Beckhoff Automation”</p>

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    “The Beckhoff Chicago Area Office Team (from left): Mike Rauch, Area Sales Manager, Beckhoff Automation; Dave Zimbrich, Application Engineer, Beckhoff Automation; Dave Urda, Regional Sales Engineer, Beckhoff Automation; Aurelio Banda, Central Region Manager, Beckhoff Automation”

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