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On Monday, April 22, the Pleasant Prairie Plan Commission considered and approved Site and Operational Plans for Konecranes to occupy 45,479 square feet of the existing Towne V building at 9505 72nd Avenue in LakeView Corporate Park. The company plans to relocate their CAE Electrics Factory, from Gurnee, Illinois to the new Pleasant Prairie location due to company growth.
The company will engineer and assemble electrical control panels for a portion of their crane assembly business from Pleasant Prairie. Between 35 and 40 employees are expected to work from the site over a single shift. Hours of operation are expected to be between 6:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. five to six days per week. Approximately four to eight truck trips are expected to and from the site daily.
Konecranes, headquartered in Hyvinkaa, Finland, serves the world market with lifting solutions across several industries. The company employs 12,100 people worldwide and has production facilities in 17 countries and sales and service locations throughout 48 countries. The company’s U.S. Headquarters is located in Springfield, Ohio. The new Pleasant Prairie facility is expected to be operational by August 1 of this year.