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Lagrange facility becomes North American headquarters for one big company

LAGRANGE, Ga (WRBL) - A national company plans to make LaGrange its home. 

Wheelabrator Group Inc. will be consolidating its North America operations centralizing both sales and engineering by creating a regional hub at its LaGrange facility. 

The company plans to close its Burlington, Ontario facility. The company says they should make the full transition into LaGrange by the end of 2018. 

Marty Magil, Wheelabrator North America Sales and Service Leader, says

 It’s challenging to make such a significant change to our business when it impacts highly valued employees. We have not taken the decision lightly and we thank our loyal team for their contribution to our success. The centralization of our Wheelabrator NA business allows us to join our sales and technology teams under one roof. This has become necessary to ensure we can move swiftly to meet customer needs for equipment, parts and service technology in an increasingly ‘just-in-time’ manufacturing landscape.”

This is a big deal for LaGrange, because they will become the headquarters for all North American sales & service operations, engineering and technology development and the Customer Application Lab.

Wheelabrator provides surface preparation technology offering a complete range of equipment, services, parts of air blast wheel blast and mass finishing solutions.


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