Greenworks coming to Morristown

October 31, 2021 – Greenworks Commercial, the leading provider of battery-operated outdoor power equipment is announcing plans for a new manufacturing, research & development, product testing and customer experience center in Morristown.

The $20 million initial investment will create hundreds of new jobs for the are beginning next year.  “I appreciate Greenworks investment in Morristown and their commitment to bringing new high tech jobs to our area.  These jobs and investment will more than offset the lost jobs of ABB (the former GE facility) and provide a long-term partner for our community utilizing high skill and new energy efficient technologies in their products,” said Marshall Ramsey, President of the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce.  “It is exciting to have a company moving to Morristown that many of us currently use their products or can purchase them in Morristown today.  We look forward to assisting them with continued growth in Morristown!”

The Greenworks Commercial Center of Excellence will include a 181,000 square foot manufacturing facility producing commercial ride-on vehicles and mowers as well as technologically advanced commercial-grade batteries.  The campus will also include a 20,000 square foot customer experience center located on 30 acres of green space, which will be utilized for dealer training and events as well as product development and testing.

“Greenworks is proud to have led battery-powered innovation for years, and this new facility will allow us to continue to lead the industry in creating the best, most durable and most eco-friendly commercial power equipment in the world,” says Yin Chen, Greenworks founder and owner.  “We’re excited to make this investment in U.S. manufacturing, ushering Greenworks Commercial into a new era.”

The Greenworks Commercial factory is expected to open in early spring of 2022 and set to welcome more than 200 new employees.

Since 2002, Greenworks has manufactured rugged, powerful tools with superior brushless motor technology and advanced lithium-ion battery power.  Greenworks Commercial sets the standard for commercial -grade, battery-powered outdoor equipment as the only brand exclusively focused on the design and manufacturing of battery-powered products.

“We’re honored that Greenworks selected Morristown for it’s new Center of Excellence,” said R. Jack Fishman, chair of the Industrial Development Board of the City of Morristown.  “The innovative nauter of this center helps to diversify Morristown’s industrial base and adds a valuable partner to the community.  We appreciate the significant investment Greenworks is making and the impact these more than 200 jobs will bring.”

Source:  Citizen Tribune


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