Last week, KTM North America laid the foundation for a new and modern building complex for the KTM, Husqvarna and GASGAS brands. CEO Stephen Pierre inaugurated the new building with a groundbreaking ceremony.
‘KTM North America Inc.’ in Murietta, California last Thursday. The foundation stone was laid for the new headquarters of. instead. The company’s boss was Stephen Pierre, KTM USA’s executive level and key figures and factory drivers.
The Austrian motorcycle manufacturer plans a state-of-the-art company complex of approximately 14,000 square meters, which will be divided into three building complexes. Both new office buildings and modern storage space are to be developed. Racing divisions of three KTM brands (KTM, Husqvarna and GASGAS) are also to be accommodated.
“This is an emotional day for me,” said KTM CEO Pierer. “Exactly 30 years ago I started small in the United States with 12 employees, today we are the largest European motorcycle manufacturer and employ 5,000 people. The most important factor in our success is betting. That is the driving force behind us for 30 years. Is an investment.
KTM is set to invest $ 50 million in a new building complex in California. GASGAS Works driver Justin Parsia said: “I have never seen anything like this in Japanese brands, when the employer personally comes to an event like this from another part of the world. Flies inside. This is unbelievable. “
After the groundbreaking ceremony, Marvin Muskin And one of the current Supercross Champion Cooper Webb Burn Celebrated. “They’re street bikes with traction control. I do not know how to turn off the electronics,” the Frenchman later laughed. “Fortunately there was someone there who could turn off the traction control.”
KTM Team Boss From Roger Coaster Praised Muskin For his experimental work. “I have never in my life seen a test driver do such a good job. Muskin It’s like a good wine, the old is better. “Roger D. Coaster He turned 77 in August and has no plans to leave. “As long as I can get involved, I will do it. I feel more relevant,” the Belgian said.
The construction phase of the new building project in California is expected to take two years. By the way, the address where the new campus will be built is called ‘KTM Road’.
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