Posted October 8, 2019

WernerCo relocates headquarters to Itasca, Illinois

International manufacturer brings its U.S. headquarters to Hamilton Lakes in DuPage County.

WernerCo, an international manufacturer and distributor of access products, fall protection equipment, secure storage systems and light duty construction equipment, announces it will move its U.S. based headquarters to Hamilton Lakes in Itasca, Illinois. The company is bringing together cross-functional executive team members, corporate staff and leadership from engineering, product development and marketing to support its comprehensive portfolio of global brands.

With the move to the new facility in Itasca, WernerCo will be well positioned to accommodate future growth as the company continues to manufacture innovative products designed for professional and consumer end-users.

“We are thrilled to move the WernerCo corporate headquarters to the business community of DuPage County,” said James T. Caudill, Global Chief Executive Officer at WernerCo. “Our new office space at Hamilton Lakes creates a unique economic opportunity and a business environment that will provide an excellent location to integrate our corporate teams. The space is conducive to collaboration and creativity among our employee base in a location that will also attract top talent. We are extremely optimistic about the new centralized location contributing to our long-term success.”

WernerCo’s long history of industry-leading products stem from a group of global pioneering brands, including Werner, KNAACK, WEATHER GUARD, ZARGES, Youngman, BoSS, Centaure, Duarib, Haemmerlin and Bailey.

Operating with the motto, "Trusted Everywhere Works Gets Done," WernerCo defines industry innovation through its professional-grade products and services. With over 5,000 employees on four continents, WernerCo has a global manufacturing footprint with 14 sites including warehousing, sales, distribution and office facilities in the U.S., Australia, Canada, China, France, Hungary, Mexico, Philippines, Vietnam, Germany and the United Kingdom.

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