Ziehl-Abegg, Inc., a manufacturer of commercial ventilation systems, will create 189 new jobs and invest more than $100 million to expand its operations and relocate its North American headquarters to Winston-Salem
Founded in 1910 as a motor manufacturer, Ziehl-Abegg is a German-based company that produces innovative industrial fan systems and motors with 5,000 employees worldwide. The company has fans for various commercial applications including hospitals, schools, data centers, and various agricultural uses. Ziehl-Abegg’s expansion to a new state-of-the-art 500,000-square-foot building will increase its production capabilities and distribution for North America.
The new positions include assembly technicians, engineers, finance, quality assurance, machinists, maintenance, and various administrative personnel. Altogether, the positions have an average annual salary of $59,479. Forsyth County’s overall average annual wage is $57,351. The new jobs have the potential to create an annual payroll impact of more than $11.2 million for the region.
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