Corporate headquarters doubles size in Norcross
(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) May 10, 2013 – Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development joined with Hera Lighting to celebrate the expansion and opening of its corporate headquarters at a Ribbon Cutting event in Gwinnett County today. Hera Lighting, which added over 20,000 square feet of office and warehouse space to its existing facility, increased its Norcross footprint to more than 36,500 square feet. The expansion represents a $3 million investment in the community.
“This opening marks an exciting time for our company, as it will further strengthen our ability to provide service and products to our clients across the country,” stated Hera Lighting President, Christian Bollrath. “Hera Lighting has experienced tremendous growth over the past 18 years we’ve been located in Gwinnett.”
Located at 3025 Business Park Drive, Hera Lighting designs, develops, and manufactures lighting systems for cabinets, retail displays, and furniture. The corporate headquarters’ location houses 25 employees, a distribution facility, in-house lab, and showroom for a line of display and LED lighting products. The expansion is designed to house more than 50 employees.
“Hera Lighting’s decision to remain in Gwinnett and increase its local presence is great news for our community,” stated Gwinnett County Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash. “This expansion speaks to our work to ensure Gwinnett’s businesses have access to the resources and services they need to succeed.”
“On behalf of the City of Norcross, I congratulate Hera Lighting on the opening of its expanded corporate headquarters and warehouse facility,” stated City of Norcross Mayor Bucky Johnson. “Hera’s dedication to the City of Norcross is a testament to the growth and success of our business community and the economic vitality of this area.”
Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development works to foster and promote the retention, expansion, and attraction of five target industries. Hera Lighting spans two of these industries, Advanced Manufacturing and Headquarters and Professional Services, both of which have a strong and growing presence in the County and metro area.
“This announcement from Hera Lighting represents yet another expansion for Gwinnett County, confirming the area as a strong choice for headquarters’ operations. With access to a skilled workforce and significant infrastructure, companies are able to successfully grow and expand their business in our community,” commented Kellie Brownlow, Director of Economic Development for Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and Partnership Gwinnett.
To learn more about Hera Lighting, please visit www.heralighting.com.
For more information, or to learn how to get involved in local economic development efforts, please visit www.gwinnetteconomicdevelopment.com.