Benchmark is a global provider of innovative technology, engineering design and manufacturing services for customers across medical, complex industrials, commercial aerospace, defense, semiconductor capital equipment, advanced computing, and next-generation communications. Benchmark employs more than 13,900 employees worldwide across North America, Europe, and Asia.
Here in Europe, we have built two world class facilities and curated a team of outstanding engineers offering our customers end-to-end product realization services, from R&D and concept development through manufacturing at scale. A wide range of expertise supports every step of the design and development process, including industrial design, electrical engineering, mechanical, and embedded software engineering, and fast prototyping. Benchmark Almelo is also host to our Center of Excellence for Fluid Management and the Center of Excellence for Electromechanical Systems. The Almelo team is made up of over 640 employees with an additional 1,000+ employees in Brasov, Romania.
To facilitate a rapid increase in customer projects and production over the last five years, Benchmark Almelo has grown its talent by 25% — expanding from 480 employees in 2018, to over 640 today. This growth led our leadership team to invest in the revitalization of the facility to increase and better utilize space. Site improvements and renovations include:
Benchmark celebrated the Grand Reopening of our Almelo site on Friday, 23 June.
Benchmark Almelo hosted customer, partners, vendors, and team members at a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by lunch and tours of the newly revitalized and expanded facility designed to greatly enhance our capabilities and meet the growing demand for our services across the highly innovative and complex industries we serve.
Watch our highlight video of the day’s events.
Benchmark Almelo hosted a public open house celebration to allow everyone to experience a fun and educational walkthrough of the newly revitalized site! The event included dozens of activities for participants of all ages.
Watch this video to get a glimpse of the enjoyment shared throughout the event.
We thank everyone that was able to come out and attend the Open Day celebration.
Benchmark's approach to ESG and sustainable infrastructure is a strategic imperative at Benchmark. Together as One Benchmark team, we continue to further build sustainable processes and solutions to positively impact the environment, engage our people, support our local communities, and continue advancing our vision with customers.
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