Intermec Opens New R & D Facility

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Intermec this week announced the opening of a new 81,000 square foot Research and Development facility in Cedar Rapids, replacing an existing facility, at a cost of $28 million.

 

The facility itself features an open floor plan, highly collaborative work areas, and more than 12,000 square feet of leading-edge electrical, mechanical, software and RF test labs.

 

Of the nearly 220 employees at the Cedar Rapids facility, nearly 80% focus on R&D and the design of Intermec’s innovative technologies. Intermec employs more than 2,300 people globally in more than 65 countries.


 

“As we mark the opening of our new Cedar Rapids Technology Center, we look forward to the continued product innovation and next-generation designs that advance Intermec as an industry leader in delivering ruggedized mobility and data collection solutions,” said Earl Thompson, Intermec Senior Vice President, Mobile Solutions Business Unit. “The new building also represents a terrific opportunity for Intermec to leverage and empower our local industry-leading R&D talent with a state-of-the-art research and test facility.”

 

“Intermec has a long history here and we appreciate their recommitment to the central business district, which demonstrates their belief in the future of this region,” said Dee Baird, President & CEO of the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance.

 For more information, visit www.intermec.com. To follow more from Intermec, visit www.intermec.com/blog.

 

About Intermec

Intermec Inc. (NYSE:IN) is the workflow performance company. We design the leading data capture and information management solutions at the interface between mobile workers, assets, and customers.

 

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