Construction on the Yanmar America Training & Experience Center commenced with a special groundbreaking ceremony in Acworth, GA on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Yanmar America’s president, Tim Fernandez as well as Kengo Shibata, General Manager of GCSU, YANMAR Japan joined the ceremony to kick off the project.
When complete, the almost 50,000 SF facility will feature classrooms with dedicated space for each of the business’ product lines: industrial diesel engines and generators, commercial marine diesel engines, agriculture equipment, construction equipment, utility task vehicles and energy systems; an auditorium; museum; gift shop; cantina; office space and meeting space.
The scheduled completion date for the new training center is Fall, 2017. This was a great project to be part of and we cannot wait to see the final result!
Yanmar America Corporation is the regional headquarters of Yanmar Co., Ltd. a global company based in Osaka, Japan. It was established in 1912, and in 1933 became the world’s first manufacturer to develop a practical small diesel engine. For more information, please visit yanmar.com/us.