September 4, 2013— Auburn Hills, MI—Ralco Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce the groundbreaking for its new world headquarters and manufacturing facility on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m at 1925 Taylor Road.
”As a rapidly expanding manufacturer of stamping and robotic welded assemblies, our people, facility and location are critical components to our success,” said Jim Piper, president, Ralco Industries, Inc., “we are grateful for the opportunity to continue to grow in Auburn Hills, where we have called home for more than 25 years. The city of Auburn Hills and Oakland County’s dedicated workforce, great infrastructure, and pro-business climate make this the perfect place to expand our operations.”
“Cooperation and leadership from the MEDC, Oakland County, and the City of Auburn Hills demonstrated commitment to economic development for Michigan and our success as a business. Guidance from our real estate advisor, Plante Moran Cresa, developer, J.B. Donaldson, and Wynn Design team made this truly a team effort.”
Pete Auger, city manager of Auburn Hills added, “we are thrilled that Ralco Industries, Inc. has made the decision to continue to invest and expand in Auburn Hills. This project demonstrates Ralco’s commitment to the community and to the state of Michigan. Ralco is a valued corporate partner and their decision to build here in Auburn Hills further solidifies our reputation as the premier global manufacturing address in the Midwest.”
“Plante Moran Cresa is proud to have the opportunity to act as a real estate advisor and owner’s representative during the planning, site selection, design and construction of Ralco Industries, Inc.’s new world headquarters,” said president and CEO Bill Lichwalla, “this new facility will reflect the world class workforce, innovation and leading technology Ralco Industries, Inc. delivers to its clients.”
The new 125,000 sq. ft. facility will be located on 18.8 acres along the north side of Taylor Road near Fieldstone Golf Club.
About Ralco Industries, Inc.
Established in 1970, Ralco Industries manufacturers complex, tight tolerance metal stampings and welded assembly solutions in both the automotive and non-automotive¬ markets with a complete range of services including product design, prototype build, tooling design, tooling build and production manufacturing. Visit Ralcoind.com.