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Aussie company ANCA breaking new ground, opening European office in Germany

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article image At the ANCA European HQ ground-breaking ceremony in Weinheim Technology Park, Germany

Melbourne company ANCA is opening their new European headquarters in Germany.

ANCA's recent ground-breaking ceremony in Weinheim Technology Park, Germany marked the start of construction for their new European headquarters. The new headquarters will require relocation from Mannheim and includes the creation of eight new jobs.

Measuring 3,500m² in size, ANCA’s new European HQ represents an investment of 3.5 million euros The new building will include a modern exhibition space to fit ANCA's range of tool grinders as well as offices and training rooms, a spare parts store and a machine configuration and rebuild area. The facility is designed with enough space to include staff from other ANCA Group companies. The construction is expected to be completed around September 2014.

ANCA founders Pat Boland and Pat McCluskey took part in the ground-breaking ceremony along with Grant Anderson, ANCA Chief Executive Officer; Jan Langfelder, ANCA GmbH Managing Director; Gerhard Freiwald, Chief Technical Officer of Freudenberg Real Estate Management GmbH; Dr Torsten Fetzner, the Mayor of Weinheim; and the architect of the project.

Jan Langfelder explained that the Weinheim Technology Park was chosen due to its convenient location for customers and staff as well as for its excellent infrastructure including telecommunications.

Founded in 1974 in Melbourne, Australia where the company still has its global headquarters in Bayswater North, ANCA operates a global network of offices and agents. ANCA is a market leading manufacturer of CNC tool grinders.  

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