Virginia Beach, Va. – Haulotte North America opened their headquarters in Virginia Beach on Thursday, bringing about 44 new jobs to the area.
Virginia Beach Mayor William D. Sessoms, Jr. joined the leaders of the company to celebrate their official grand opening.
This company is a subsidiary of the Haulotte Group that is based in L’Horme, France. They are the third-largest worldwide manufacturer of aerial work platforms including scissor lifts and boom lifts.
This new office is a relocation of their existing North America headquarters from Maryland.
The headquarters is located on 3409 Chandler Creek Road and will support the company’s executive offices, customer sales and service support, training center and distribution functions of spare parts and finished goods.
The customer care center will oversee parts fulfillment, warehousing, pre-delivery inspections and repairs.
“We’ve been anticipating this opening and adding another international business to our local business community,” said Warren D. Harris, director of Virginia Beach Economic Development. “We have an incredible opportunity to increase awareness about the benefits of Virginia Beach through Haulotte’s global client base.”