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SICK relocates its manufacturing facility

Company expands operations in Minnesota.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
November 11, 2012

SICK, a world leader in manufacturing sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification solutions for factory and logistics automation, today announced a major expansion and relocation of its facilities in Minnesota.

All production and warehousing will be relocated to the Eagle Creek Industrial Park in Savage, Minn. Also announced, the company will conduct its Grand Opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, November 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the new facility.

Guests include the Mayor of Savage and members of the Savage Chamber of Commerce. Dignitaries from the company’s corporate headquarters in Germany will also be attending. Employees will be recognized for their hard work and contribution to this major expansion.

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