Danfoss to expand operations with new facility
December 22, 2017
Danfoss Turbocor Compressors will be building a new facility in Tallahassee, Florida, adding up to 120 new jobs. Construction is expected to begin in early 2018 and is expected to be completed in 2019.
Florida Governor, Rick Scott, made the announced about the company’s increasing footprint within Innovation Park in Tallahassee, which includes the engineering and manufacturing operations of Danfoss and its brand-new Application Development Center, which opened earlier this year.
”Florida manufacturers like Danfoss help create job opportunities across our state, and we permanently eliminated the sales tax on manufacturing machinery and equipment last year to make it easier for these businesses to continue growing in Florida,” explains Scott.
The newly created jobs will include full-time research and development positions within advanced manufacturing.
”The investment in this new facility signifies Danfoss’ commitment to bringing new, innovative technologies to the market, and to partnering with our customers to engineer high-efficiency, reliable, environmentally-responsible solutions,” says Ricardo Schneider, president of Danfoss Turbocor Compressors In Tallahassee. ”We have the tremendous opportunity to collaborate with world-class researchers in aerodynamics, power electronics, and magnetic technologies at Florida State University. We are excited and proud to grow our capabilities here and further build on the success and potential of our relationship with great local partners like FSU.”
Danfoss employs more than 25,000 people and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company manufacturers high-efficiency electronic components, controls, compressors, and variable frequency drives for air-conditioning, heating and refrigeration systems.