October 01, 2012
Event to feature opening remarks by London Mayor Joe Fontana - marks completion of major expansion of corporate office, global headquarters for operations in eight different countries worldwide
London, ON - October 1, 2012 - StarTech.com, a London, Ontario based manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts has completed work on a major expansion of its head office at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Oxford Street. The expansion more than doubled the size of the office from 12,000 square feet to over 29,000 square feet. Its London warehouse facility also expanded in size by over 40%, increasing to approximately 23,000 square feet.
StarTech.com’s workforce has increased by over 40% in the last two years and it currently has 165 employees based in London, adding over 30 new employees at its corporate office in the past year alone. StarTech.com currently has just over 200 employees worldwide, with additional offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Belgium and Mexico.
“We are thrilled that our ambitious expansion process is now complete, giving us the room we need to accommodate our rapidly expanding team.” commented Paul Seed, StarTech.com’s President and CEO. “We now have the facilities and room we need to grow and serve our customers around the world. In the past year alone we have expanded into Italy, Belgium and Mexico and we now have operations in eight countries worldwide. Our expanded corporate office provides us with the space and resources we need to support this rapid growth.”
StarTech.com’s current head office was constructed in 2003 and this is the first expansion since that time. StarTech.com continues to be in expansion mode, with plans to grow its London workforce over the next year, add additional employees at its international locations, and expand into Germany.
StarTech.com was founded in 1985 by Paul Seed and Ken Kalopsis and celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2010. StarTech.com was named Large Business of the Year by the London Chamber of Commerce in 2010 and was recently named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and one of Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers.
More information about StarTech.com can be found https://www.startech.com/.
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StarTech.com is a London, Ontario based manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts that complete business technology solutions. Founded in 1985, StarTech.com has operations in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Belgium and Mexico, servicing a worldwide market.