Company founded in England in 1909 locates North America Headquarters in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Apr 06, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

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(MURFREESBORO, TENN) A company founded in England in has re-established their presence in North America. Woods Air Movement has officially opened a new U.S. headquarters office in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

 

That was Dan Luesley, President of Woods Air Movement USA. He will be heading the companies U.S. operations out of their new Murfreesboro facility. 

Woods built a 25,000 square foot manufacturing and research center off of Joe B. Jackson Parkway. The company specializes in industrial ventilation products...



WGNS spoke to Rutherford County Commissioner Veronica Buchanan who serves the area that Woods Air Movement now calls home…



The company visited several other states before ultimately picking Murfreesboro during the height of the COVID Pandemic. Construction on their structure came to completion earlier this year. On Tuesday, they opened their doors to business (04/05/2022). 

After a ribbon cutting...



Luesley gave a tour of the new building...



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Woods Air Movement - Continued...

Mark Grimes, who is accountable for business growth in Sweeden, Finland, the UK and Denmark talked about the pressure of opening a new facility in the midst of a COVID Pandemic...



Originally established in 1909 in Colchester, England, Woods Air Movement is globally recognized in a variety of markets from building ventilation and fire safety to customized industrial projects. Woods Air Movement manufactures smoke and fire safety products as well as centrifugal, axial Jet Thrust and roof fans. The company also specializes in acoustic and engineering support services.

Looking back to January of 2021 when the company made the announcement of Woods deciding on Murfreesboro as their future home in the U.S., Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland said, “One of the top goals of the Murfreesboro City Council along with our partners at the Rutherford Chamber of Commerce is to attract higher paying jobs to help keep talented MTSU graduates in our community. We are excited to celebrate the decision by Woods Air Movement to locate an advanced manufacturing and R&D [Research and Development] facility in Murfreesboro. We look forward to welcoming Woods’ leadership and nearly 30 engineering jobs to our growing and livable community.”

The new facility in Rutherford County is now Woods Air Movement's North American headquarters and manufacturing facility for industrial ventilation products used in road and rail tunnels, non-residential buildings and underground parking garages. The facility will also function as a product testing center, which will be accessible to customers.

 

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