Winter Garden, FL- November 19, 2019 – Internationally recognized for their Ultimate High-Performance LiDAR 3D scanning equipment and data processing software, RIEGL USA will break ground on a new North American headquarters and training facility in Winter Garden, west of Orlando, Florida.
The ceremony is scheduled for Friday, December 6, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at 14679 West Colonial Drive, Winter Garden, FL 34847.
RIEGL currently owns a total of 17 acres on State Road 50 in Winter Garden for the purposes of building the new facility and future expansions. The 18,500 square foot state-of-the-art facility will include:
• Modern training rooms and service areas for equipment testing and calibration of laser scanners and systems
• Customer support center, distribution hub, and sales and administration offices
• Generous break and collaboration areas, a gym and an outdoor work and relaxation area
RIEGL USA President, Johannes Riegl, Jr., said “We decided to locate our headquarters in Winter Garden because we want to offer an affordable, yet very high quality of life for our employees. Winter Garden is a beautiful, evolving city and the City authorities have been extremely welcoming and accommodating to us! Lastly, our clients from throughout Canada, the US and Mexico can enjoy the mild winter weather, theme parks, beaches and NASA space center during their stays here for training.”
This multi-million-dollar investment, located at 14707 West Colonial Drive, Winter Garden, is made possible through the strong support and confidence in the North American market for RIEGL products by RIEGL‘s headquarters in Austria, Europe. The new North American headquarters will be constructed by the nationally renowned DPR Construction, with an anticipated move in date of October 2020. DPR Construction will utilize RIEGL LiDAR terrestrial scanners and UAV-based technologies throughout the construction process to document and monitor the progress.
The building has been designed by award-winning Walker Design LLC, Orlando, with subcontracts to Wilson & Girgenti for mechanical, electrical and plumbing, Florida Engineering Group for site/civil design, and Premier Structural for structural design. Cushman Wakefield will be managing the project for RIEGL.
RIEGL is an international leading provider of cutting edge technology in airborne, mobile, terrestrial, industrial and unmanned laser scanning solutions. RIEGL has been producing LiDAR systems commercially for over 40 years and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths. RIEGL’s core Smart-Waveform technologies provide pure digital LiDAR signal processing, unique methodologies for resolving range ambiguities, multiple targets per laser shots, optimum distribution of measurements, calibrated amplitudes and reflectance estimates, as well as the seamless integration and calibration of systems. RIEGL’s various 3D scanners offer a wide array of performance characteristics and serve as a platform for continuing “Innovation in 3D” for the LiDAR industry. From the first inquiry, to purchase and integration of the system, as well as training and support, RIEGL maintains an outstanding history of reliability and support to their customers. Worldwide sales, training, support and services are delivered from RIEGL’s headquarters in Austria, main offices in the USA, Japan, Australia and China, and by a worldwide network of representatives covering Europe, North and South America, Asia, Australia, and Africa.