SUWANEE — Partnership Gwinnett announced on Tuesday that MueKo Machinery, a German high-tech custom machine and automation builder has chosen to establish their US Headquarters in the City of Suwanee.
The new US Headquarters is off of Tench Road in Suwanee and MueKo has invested more than $250k at the new location. The Suwanee location will house service and production capabilities. MueKo is expected to bring 20-30 new jobs to this area to staff their new US headquarters. The jobs will be primarily machine builders, mechatronics, PLC programmers, controls engineers, and business development professionals.
“We are thrilled that MueKo Machinery has chosen Suwanee as its new home,” said Mayor Jimmy Burnette. “We look forward to a growing partnership that will both strengthen Suwanee’s vibrant business community and enhance MueKo’s presence in the United States.”
MueKo Machinery is based out of Weinstadt, Germany with 220 employees around the globe including an office in Suzhou, China. MueKo is a company that helps other businesses come up with solutions to their production and manufacturing processes. Their website states that they are a company’s one source for “flexible assembly and testing systems.”
“I know that I share everyone’s excitement at MueKo in bringing our global footprint to Gwinnett County and delivering long-term growth and value creation to the area,” said Emily Dinu, Head of Operations for MueKo. “We have an exceptionally talented team focused on innovating brilliant solutions to businesses and look forward to serving our friends and family in the community.”
State and local officials are excited about the possibilities for growth that having a company like MueKo can bring to Gwinnett. The officials are confident that MueKo made the right decision. “Congratulations to MueKo Machinery on their decision to locate their U.S. headquarters in Suwanee,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Pat Wilson. “Georgia is the proud home of the best-trained workforce in the country, and I am confident that MueKo will find success in Gwinnett County. I look forward to working with our friends at Partnership Gwinnett in the years ahead to continue locating exciting projects in the region.”
“We are pleased to welcome MueKo Machinery to the Gwinnett community,” said Gwinnett County Commission Chair Charlotte Nash. “Gwinnett provides the ideal location for companies looking to expand to the US market and MueKo’s decision to locate their US Headquarters here is a testament to this.”
“Gwinnett continues to be a strong draw for international leaders like MueKo,” said Deven Cason, Director of Economic Development at Partnership Gwinnett. “Gwinnett is home to almost 600 internationally based businesses who have found the talent and innovative business environment that they need to thrive. We look forward to MueKo finding that same success in Gwinnett.”
To learn more about MueKo Machinery, please visit www.mueko.us/.
For more information, or to learn how to get involved in local economic development efforts, please visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.
— Staff Reports