Komatsu Mining Corp. officially broke ground on its new headquarters and manufacturing campus in Milwaukee's Harbor District. The company recently finalized the acquisition of two parcels of land totaling nearly 57 acres for the project. Partnering with the State of Wisconsin and City of Milwaukee, Komatsu is investing nearly $285 million in its robotics, engineering, and R&D labs.
Local paper highlights the use of Smart Construction technology on the project.
Pre-construction work has been underway since the end of 2019. The company plans to occupy the new campus in 2022 with help from partnerships with Hunzinger Construction, EUA, and GRAEF.
“Building this state-of-the-art facility with a focus on prioritizing technology, supports our commitment to developing and delivering innovative solutions for our global customers,” said Komatsu Mining Corp. President and CEO Jeff Dawes. “Our goal is to create a remarkable workplace for our employees that provides space to grow, will serve as a global center of excellence for Komatsu and demonstrates a sincere commitment to sustainability and our community.”