LINAK U.S. Inc. Begins Planning Landmark $33 Million Expansion
LINAK, a worldwide leader in electric linear actuation solutions, has begun the process of expanding their North and South American headquarters in Louisville.
Corporate News: Monday, December 12, 2016
LINAK, a worldwide leader in electric linear actuation solutions,
has begun the process of expanding their North and South American headquarters
These plans, include an addition of approximately 75,000
square feet to be complete by the end of next year. The new facility will allow for the nearby
distribution center to move in, which will improve logistics and will also
house the DESKLINE production lines. The second phase will be built at a future
date and will add on another 70,000 square feet. This area includes new offices
that offer opportunities for expansion of departments and exciting new
“We foresee this growth as landmark moment in the future of
LINAK,” says Vice President of Operations Jan Petersen. “This expansion will
allow LINAK to evolve in several exciting ways and prepare us for continued
growth in the coming years.”
With the expansion, LINAK will have the room to grow not
only operations but also their workforce. The company plans to hire 60 people
within a year of completing expansion. Over five years, LINAK hopes to add several hundred
jobs to their Louisville workforce.
These plans were recently approved by the Kentucky Economic
Development Finance Authority, allowing the company to move forward. To meet
target dates, the building site itself must be cleared by March 31st,
“By expanding our
facilities, we are able to achieve a goal we have long had: bringing all of
LINAK U.S. together, expand our capabilities and production output and better
serve our customers in the US and worldwide” said President Soren Stig-Nielsen.
“This is a one-time opportunity to write a new chapter for our company.”
About LINAK U.S. Inc.
LINAK U.S. Inc. is the North and South American subsidiary of LINAK A/S in
Denmark, a worldwide leader in electric linear actuator solutions. Globally
recognized for high-quality, technologically advanced and innovative actuators
and controls, LINAK U.S. Inc. employs approximately 300 people in Louisville,
For more information on LINAK U.S. Inc. visit www.linak-us.com
For further information, please contact your local LINAK subsidiary or distributor.
We provide innovative actuation solutions that improve people’s quality of life and working environment.
We will be the global leader in innovative electric actuator systems within our core segments.
Updated: Monday, December 12, 2016 7:15 PM