LG Electronics USA opens new headquarters
LG Electronics USA celebrated the opening of its new LG Air Conditioning Systems headquarters outside of Atlanta. The 40,000-sq-ft facility is poised to support LG’s growing air conditioning systems business and educate engineers, contractors, and technicians about LG’s HVAC technologies.
The city of Alpharetta has been home to the LG air conditioning business since 2006. As the LG customer base continues to grow, company officials said a well-equipped location for training, operations, and engineering became necessary in order to streamline all parts of the business and further develop and showcase LG’s HVAC technology.
“The new LG headquarters in Alpharetta is a symbol of our commitment to forward-thinking B2B technology, continuous innovation, and elevated education in our air conditioning business and beyond,” said William Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics USA. “Today’s opening is another important milestone, and we look forward to remaining part of the ever-expanding Alpharetta business community.”
The building features the LG Business Innovation Center, a brand-new Learning Academy, and an Engineering Control Lab, all aimed at bringing together engineers, contractors, and technicians under one roof. The Business Innovation Center, a global showcase for LG commercial solutions, offers a central location for customers to interact with LG’s B2B products, including its flagship VH7B series.
LG’s Learning Academy builds on the LG Excellence Contractor Program, providing an additional hub for the program’s series of formal, hands-on training sessions for contractors. LG additionally provides project partnerships with contractors to help ensure successful and efficient installations.
The LG Engineering Control Lab serves as an advanced, hands-on facility for LG engineers to develop new technologies, gain understanding on the ins-and-outs of each product, and conduct final testing on products before they enter the market. LG engineers can also learn how to best create integrated systems that serve a building as efficiently as possible.
“As our business continues to grow, this facility will become a crucial force in the ongoing development of innovative air conditioning solutions, and in providing our key partners and engineers with the educational and operational tools necessary for success in the field,” said Kevin McNamara, senior vice president of sales and operations for LG Electronics USA’s air conditioning systems business.