NIEDERWINKLING, BAVARIA, GERMANY - Grote Industries continued worldwide expansion of its truck lighting and vehicle safety systems business with the opening of its new production and customer service facility in Niederwinkling, Germany, located near Munich. Grote's Niederwinkling facility supplies LED products to various producers of commercial vehicles, construction- and agricultural machinery throughout Europe.
Grote's new European headquarters is a state of the art lean manufacturing facility for its European LED truck lighting products. The facility's opening commemorates the start of production in the new Niederwinkling production hall.
"The opening of our new Niederwinkling offices is a major step towards providing local service and support for our European and global customers," said Grote President and COO Dominic Grote. "It is also a very significant milestone towards transforming Grote from a primarily North American company to a true multinational enterprise. This new location will enable us to service our growing list of European customers with the latest in high quality LED lighting technology, manufactured with Grote's newest lean production work cells."
The opening ceremonies included a traditional Bavarian reception and plant tour for a full list of guests, including many of Grote's European customers, as well as regional and local officials along with family and friends of the Grote Europe Team.