Opening of the new building of ARGO-HYTOS France
On Friday, July 10, 2015, in a fantastic summer weather, the new building of ARGO-HYTOS France in Forbach, in a beautiful situated location, was officially opened in the presence of customers, colleagues and family members.
Didier Ledig, CEO of ARGO-HYTOS France, opened the festivities and presented the necessity of the decision to move from Sarreguemines to Forbach and erect an own building.
Christian H. Kienzle, CEO of the ARGO-HYTOS Group, explained the history of ARGO-HYTOS France, which began in Paris in 1983 and now celebrates a grandiose climax with the new building in Forbach. In a record time of 7.5 months, the new building was erected. Mr. Kienzle once again placed his confidence in the French site and emphasized the importance of the French market for the ARGO-HYTOS Group.
With an office area of 550 square meters and a production area of 1,200 square meters, the new building now provides the appropriate place in order to optimally serve the customers of ARGO-HYTOS especially in France. Currently 13 colleagues are employed at ARGO-HYTOS France. However, it is planned to hire 8 – 10 more employees in the next 5 years.
Paul Fellinger, president of the municipality Forbach and Laurent Kalinowski, Member of Parliament and mayor thanked for erecting the new building in Forbach and look forward to the creation of employment in the coming years. Finally, in accordance with jazz music in a splendid ambience, delicacies from the French cuisine were served and it was toasted with champagne on the successful completion of a new era for ARGO-HYTOS France.
ARGO-HYTOS wishes the team of France all the best and lots of fun with the new very well designed premises.