Silent-Aire, a global manufacturer of HVAC equipment and modular data centers, announced the grand opening of its 146,000 square foot US headquarters in Gilbert, Arizona. The company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the facility with Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels and other federal, state, and local officials.

"Our employees and partners have worked hard to open this facility on an extremely aggressive timeline, and we are excited to expand our advanced manufacturing presence in this world-class location" said co-CEO Dan Leckelt. "We are very proud to be part of the community of Gilbert that has a business environment that is an excellent fit for Silent-Aire."

The new facility will be home for over 300 current employees and will add 225 additional manufacturing jobs in the future. The anticipated economic impact to Gilbert (direct and indirect) is over $1 billion over the next 10 years.

"It has been exciting to see Silent-Aire, an international company, expand in Gilbert and their growth will have an outstanding impact on the community over the next decade," said Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels. "Silent-Aire has been a wonderful partner to work with and we look forward to sharing the story of their continued international growth from their U.S. headquarters here in Gilbert, Arizona."

"Our partnership with the Town of Gilbert Office of Economic Development has been a driving force behind our expansion," said Leckelt. "Gilbert is a growing community with an adventurous spirit, skilled and technical workers, and a large supply chain that made this facility a reality."

Publication date: 11/1/2017

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